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Osborne Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Ásbjorn, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + björn ‘bear’. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late Old English form Osbern, and was later reinforced by Norman Osbern. The surname Osborne has also been widely established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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Osborne Family Origin

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Osborne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osborne. The most common Osborne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Osborne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osborne family was Carpenter.

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Osborne Life Expectancy

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