nickname used by the citizens in description of the town. In either case, the surname Orndorfen would probably have been initially borne by a resident of this unknown town.
Early Origins of the Orndorfen family
Germany. It is likely that there were once several towns in Germany known popularly as "Orndorff"; thus, the surname may have emerged independently in several different areas. The Orndorfen family was instrumental during these early times, playing an important role in the development of medieval German society.
Early History of the Orndorfen family
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Orndorfen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Orndorf, Orndorff, Orndorfer, Orndorrfer and others.
Early Notables of the Orndorfen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Orndorfen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johan Peter Orndorff and Johann Conrad Orndorff, who both settled in Pennsylvania in 1753; and Daniel Orndorff, who came to Baltimore in 1826.
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