Oeser Family History

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Oeser Name Meaning

North German: from the Germanic personal name Ans-her, composed of Old Saxon ans ‘god’ + hari, heri ‘army’. The -e indicates lengthening of the preceding vowel, but since through humanist practice the umlaut ö was frequently rendered as oe it is mostly pronounced as an umlaut in modern German.

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

Similar surnames: Oser, Goeser, Keser, Opper, Leser, Osen, Eber, Heser, Roeser, Oester

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Oeser Family Origin

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Oeser Family Occupations

What did your Oeser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oeser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Oeser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oeser family was Planer. Farmer, Artist In Oil and Furniture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oeser.

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  • Farmer

  • Artist In Oil

  • Furniture

  • Planer


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Oeser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Oeser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oeser 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 747 immigration records available for the last name Oeser. 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 Oeser. For the veterans among your Oeser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oeser Life Expectancy

What is the average Oeser lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Oeser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Oeser in 1962 was 78, and 89 in 2004.

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