Osbeck Family History

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Osbeck Name Meaning

Swedish: probably a topographic or ornamental name from os ‘river mouth’ or ås ‘hill’, ‘ridge’ + beck, bäck ‘brook’, ‘stream’. Alternatively, the first element may be an altered spelling of ås ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Osberg, Beck, Bobeck, Osen, Back, Kolbeck, Tobeck, Torbeck, Colbeck

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Osbeck Family Origin

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Osbeck Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Osbeck. The most common Osbeck occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Osbeck's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Miner


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Osbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Osbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osbeck 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Osbeck. 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 Osbeck. For the veterans among your Osbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osbeck Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Osbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Osbeck in 1963 was 53, and 28 in 2004.

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