Oshell Family History

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Oshell Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Probably a respelling of South German Öschle (see Oshel).

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


Similar surnames: Oshel, Oswell, Sholl, Spell, Shell, Rosell, Rishell, Boswell, Fishell

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Oshell Family Origin

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Oshell Family Occupations

What did your Oshell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oshell occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 100% of Oshell's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    100%

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Oshell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oshell Life Expectancy

What is the average Oshell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Oshell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Oshell in 1951 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oshell 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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