Oshman Family History

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Oshman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from either of two places called Oshmyany, one now in Belarus, the other (Ašmena) in Lithuania in Vilnius region.

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


Similar surnames: Osman, Othman, Rochman, Ashman, Roseman, Kosman, Shan, Kochman, Oxman

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Oshman Family Origin

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Oshman Family Occupations

What did your Oshman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oshman occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Oshman's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Taylor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oshman. A less common occupation for the Oshman family was Works In Mill.

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Taylor

    33%
  • Works In Mill

    33%

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

Oshman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oshman Life Expectancy

What is the average Oshman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Oshman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Oshman in 1955 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oshman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oshman 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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