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Ocasio Family History

Ocasio Name Meaning

Hispanic (mainly Puerto Rico): apparently from Spanish ocasión ‘time’, ‘occasion’, but the meaning as a surname is unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Casso, Cosio, Casco, Ocampo, Caso, Casiano, Mcadoo, Cain, Casal

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Where is the Ocasio family from?

You can see how Ocasio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ocasio family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Ocasio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Ocasio families living in New Jersey. This was about 1% of all the recorded Ocasio's in USA. New Jersey and 2 other states had the highest population of Ocasio families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ocasio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ocasio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labrador and Costurera were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ocasio. 25% of Ocasio men worked as a Labrador and 23% of Ocasio women worked as a Costurera. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ocasio were Dependiente and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Labrador
    25%
  • Jornalero
    23%
  • Agricultor
    13%
  • Dependiente
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Costurera
    23%
  • Sirvienta
    19%
  • Cocinera
    15%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ocasio. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Ocasio. For the veterans among your Ocasio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ocasio lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ocasio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ocasio in 1955 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

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