Oas Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Norwegian Aas, Ås, habitational names from any of numerous farmsteads so named from Old Norse áss ‘hill’, ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Oss, Aas, Ras, Bas, Ask, Oak, Was, Sas, Boss, Das

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Oas Family Origin

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Oas Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Oas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Oas's were Farmers. Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oas.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Grocer

    50%

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Oas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oas. 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 Card

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Oas Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Oas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Oas in 1956 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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