Ochsner Family History

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Ochsner Name Meaning

German (also Öchsner): occupational name for someone who looked after or worked with oxen, from an agent derivative of Middle High German ohse ‘ox’.

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

Similar surnames: Offner, Beisner, Risner, Schauer, Kocher, Johner, Zehner, Kasner

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Ochsner Family Origin

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Ochsner Family Occupations

What did your Ochsner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ochsner. A less common occupation for the Ochsner family was Blacksmith. The most common Ochsner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Ochsner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Stone Mason

  • Blacksmith


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

Ochsner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ochsner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ochsner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ochsner. 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 Ochsner. For the veterans among your Ochsner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ochsner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ochsner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ochsner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ochsner in 1961 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ochsner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ochsner 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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