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Oden Family History

Oden Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Odo (see Ott, or possibly a metronymic from Oda, a feminine form of the name).Swedish (Odén): ornamental name composed of the unexplained element Od- + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

191,448 Historical Documents with Oden on Ancestry.com
41,632 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,160 Military Records
2,252 Immigration Records
27,921 Census and Voter Lists
111,483 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oden Families

  • Number of Oden families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oden families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oden last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Oden census records

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Oden Family Origin

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Oden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Oden

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Oden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Oden census records

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Oden Civil War Service Records

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