Oberhausen Family History

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Oberhausen Name Meaning

German: from any of numerous places named Oberhausen, literally ‘upper houses’.

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


Similar surnames: Oberhauser, Oberhaus, Holzhausen, Gehlhausen, Nordhausen, Verhalen

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Oberhausen Family Origin

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Oberhausen Family Occupations

What did your Oberhausen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oberhausen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Oberhausen's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oberhausen.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farming

    50%

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

Oberhausen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oberhausen Life Expectancy

What is the average Oberhausen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Oberhausen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Oberhausen in 1945 was 30, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oberhausen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oberhausen 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.

Famous Oberhausen Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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