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Ortez Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Ortiz or of Catalan Ortes plural form of Orta .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cortez, Ortego, Arter, Oren, Kortz, Ortiz, Ortel, Portes, Ordaz

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Where is the Ortez family from?

You can see how Ortez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ortez family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ortez families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 73 Ortez families living in Texas. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ortez's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Ortez families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ortez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ortez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labrador and Costurera were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ortez. 46% of Ortez men worked as a Labrador and 40% of Ortez women worked as a Costurera. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ortez were Novicio and Domestica. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Labrador
    46%
  • Agricultor
    22%
  • Jornalero
    19%
  • Novicio
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Costurera
    40%
  • Sirvienta
    20%
  • Despalilladora
    20%
  • Domestica
    20%
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Ortez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortez census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ortez. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 888 military records available for the last name Ortez. For the veterans among your Ortez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ortez lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ortez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ortez in 1961 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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