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Oglesby Family History

Oglesby Name Meaning
English: habitational name, perhaps from Ugglebarnby (recorded in 1314 as Oggelberdesby) in North Yorkshire, named from an unattested Old Norse personal name Uglubárthr + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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63,523 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,358 Military Records
1,332 Immigration Records
40,013 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Oglesby Families

  • Number of Oglesby families
     109 - 216
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oglesby families
     82 - 161
     28 - 81
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oglesby last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Oglesby Family Origin

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Oglesby Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Oglesby

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Oglesby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Oglesby Civil War Service Records

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