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Obenauf Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived ‘up there’. alternatively, it may be a nickname for an upstart or a go-getter, from the same word in the sense ‘up on top’.

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


Similar surnames: Obenhaus, Obenauer, Beu, Sberna, Beach, Abend, Overall, Hoerauf, Bena

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Obenauf Family Origin

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Obenauf Family Occupations

What did your Obenauf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Obenauf occupation in the USA was Butcher. 50% of Obenauf's were Butchers. Butcher and Works In Oil Refinery were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Obenauf.

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  • Butcher

    50%
  • Works In Oil Refinery

    50%

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Obenauf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Obenauf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obenauf 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Obenauf. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Obenauf. For the veterans among your Obenauf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Obenauf Life Expectancy

What is the average Obenauf lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Obenauf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Obenauf in 1954 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obenauf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obenauf 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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