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Orr Genealogy & History

Orr is an English, Irish, and Scottish name with several origins. Primarily, it derives from the Old Norse Orri, meaning a blackcock, or a male black grouse; it can also come from the Gaelic odhar, meaning pale or tan-colored. Thirdly, it might be from the Old English ora, which means shore or flat-topped ridge, for which a few places were named. Orr family history enters the books with Agnes de Ore, noted in the Pipe Rolls of Wiltshire in 1210. Orr genealogy includes former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Jimmy Orr, Scottish Nobel laureate in peace John Orr, and Indiana Governor Robert Orr.


Orr Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A C Colema Orr-- --, 1917February 8,2000TN
Barbara Orr-- --, 1920June 5,2000MA
C Daniel Orr-- --, 1935October 4,2003OH
D Bruce Orr-- --, 1925January 28,1996IL

Orr Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Arlene Orr-- --, 1926March 1,2004Syracuse,NY
F Dale Orr-- --, 1913October ,1992Vandergrift,PA
G David Orr-- --, 1918November ,1983West Chester,PA
H Margaret Orr-- --, 1914June ,1989Jackson,MS

Orr Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Charles OrrMary FerrellSeptember 17,1966Wake, NC
Frank OrrMeriam ThomasNovember 7,1937Wake, NC
George OrrSusan JohnstonApril 2,1943Wake, NC
Robert OrrVirginia HagarSeptember 4,1943Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Orr

599th: Goldberg600th: Donovan
601st: Dickerson602nd: Boone
603rd: Conway604th: Katz
605th: Roberson606th: Johns
607th: Hull608th: Peck

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