Oburn Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Oburn Family Origin

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Oburn Family Occupations

What did your Oburn ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Oburn occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Oburn's were Laborers. Laborer, Drygoods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oburn. A less common occupation for the Oburn family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Oburn | Data not to scale

Oburn Historical Records

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Oburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Oburn lifespan?

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Oburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oburn in 1956 was 56, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oburn

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