Orsburn Family History

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Orsburn Name Meaning

English: variant of Osborne.

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

Similar surnames: Osburn, Orsborn, Osbun, Osbourn, Ozburn, Osborn, Ogburn, Ausburn

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Orsburn Family Origin

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Orsburn Family Occupations

What did your Orsburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Orsburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Orsburn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orsburn. A less common occupation for the Orsburn family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Orsburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orsburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orsburn 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Orsburn. 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 621 military records available for the last name Orsburn. For the veterans among your Orsburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orsburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Orsburn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Orsburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Orsburn in 1957 was 28, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orsburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orsburn 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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