Ogston Family History

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Ogston Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Ogston Family Origin

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Ogston Family Occupations

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

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  • Farming

    33%
  • Granite Cutter

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ogston family was Keeping House. Farming and Granite Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ogston. The most common Ogston occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Ogston's were Farmings.

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Ogston Life Expectancy

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Famous Ogston Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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