Obrist Family History

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Obrist Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Oberst.

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


Similar surnames: Zobrist, Ris, Christ, Brust, Oberst, Griest, Segrist, Brosi, Olbrys

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Obrist Family Origin

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Obrist Family Occupations

What did your Obrist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obrist. The most common Obrist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Obrist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Obrist family was Clerk In Mill.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Boilermaker

    8%
  • Clerk In Mill

    8%

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

Obrist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Obrist Life Expectancy

What is the average Obrist lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Obrist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Obrist in 1961 was 36, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obrist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obrist 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 Obrist Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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