Ogdon Family History

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Ogdon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ogden.

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


Similar surnames: Ogden, Jordon, Brogdon, Agron, Loudon, Olden, Bogdon, Osbon, Osmon

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Ogdon Family Origin

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Ogdon Family Occupations

What did your Ogdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ogdon family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ogdon. The most common Ogdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Ogdon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Ogdon Historical Records

What Ogdon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ogdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogdon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ogdon

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ogdon. 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 Ogdon. For the veterans among your Ogdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ogdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Ogdon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ogdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ogdon in 1953 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ogdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ogdon 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 Ogdon Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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