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Osgood Family History

Osgood Name Meaning
English: from the Old Norse personal name Ásgautr, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + the tribal name Gaut (see Josli). This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late Old English forms Osgot or Osgod, and was later reinforced by the Norman Ansgot.Jewish: adoption of 1 in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic surname.

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

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Name Distribution of Osgood Families

  • Number of Osgood families
     170 - 338
     57 - 169
     1 - 56
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Osgood families
     72 - 141
     25 - 71
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Osgood families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Osgood Family Origin

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Osgood Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Osgood

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Osgood Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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