Ocken Family History

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Ocken Name Meaning

German (Frisian): nickname or patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Odeke.

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


Similar surnames: Onken, Oncken, Ocker, Docken, Ken, Popken, Osten, Otten, Eckel

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Ocken Family Origin

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Ocken Family Occupations

What did your Ocken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ocken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ocken's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ocken. A less common occupation for the Ocken family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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

Ocken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ocken Life Expectancy

What is the average Ocken lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ocken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ocken in 1958 was 45, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ocken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ocken 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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