Oatis Family History

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Oatis Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Otis, itself a variant of Oates.

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

Similar surnames: Ottis, Oats, Oatts, Otis, Havis, Catts, Matis, Patin, Ortis, Caris

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Oatis Family Origin

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Oatis Family Occupations

What did your Oatis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oatis. A less common occupation for the Oatis family was Works On Farm. The most common Oatis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Oatis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oatis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Oatis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oatis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oatis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 207 immigration records available for the last name Oatis. 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

There are 843 military records available for the last name Oatis. For the veterans among your Oatis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oatis Life Expectancy

What is the average Oatis lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Oatis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Oatis in 1947 was 30, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oatis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oatis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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