O Name Meaning

Variant of Korean and Chinese Oh.

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

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O Family Origin

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O Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Porter

    20%
  • Sigar Merchant

    20%
  • Works In Glass Fact.

    20%

In 1880, Carpenter, Porter and Sigar Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O. A less common occupation for the O family was Works In Glass Fact.. The most common O occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 40% of O's were Carpenters.

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O Historical Records

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O Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1977 and 2004, O life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for O in 1977 was 38, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O

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