When Charles Cleveland Orr was born on 7 October 1886, in Albion, Edwards, Illinois, United States, his father, James Milton Orr, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Burkett, was 42. He married Nancy Jane Blancett on 24 September 1916, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Nettleton, Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Maumelle Township, Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 29 October 1949, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States.
English: from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Orre (Old Norse Orri, originally a byname meaning ‘black grouse’).
Scottish (southwestern): nickname from Scottish Gaelic odhar ‘dun, of sallow complexion’. This surname is also common in Ireland. It was brought to Ulster from Scotland in the 17th century.