Oglesby Family History

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Oglesby Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Ugglebarnby (recorded in 1314 as Oggelberdesby) in North Yorkshire, named from an unattested Old Norse personal name Uglubárthr + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Oglesby Family Origin

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Oglesby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oglesby. A less common occupation for the Oglesby family was Farming. The most common Oglesby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Oglesby's were Farmers.

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Oglesby Historical Records

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Oglesby Life Expectancy

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