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Oman Family History

Oman Name Meaning
Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived on an island.Scottish and English: variant of Hammond.Slovenian: topographic name from oman, the name of a plant (in English known as elecampane or meadow fleabane; Latin genus name Inula).Slovenian: perhaps a medieval status name from a Slovenian spelling of German Bavarian Amtmann ‘official’ (see Ammann). Compare Aman, Amon.

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

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Name Distribution of Oman Families

  • Number of Oman families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oman families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Oman families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Oman Family Origin

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Oman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Oman

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Oman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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