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Osland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named. Two of the farms, in Sogn og Fjordane, are named with Old Norse Óðinsland, a compound of Óðinn (the name of an important Norse god) + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’. The third, situated in Rogaland, has a first element of uncertain etymology. Americanized form of Norwegian Åsland, from Old Norse áss ‘hill’, ‘ridge’ + land.

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

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Osland Family Origin

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Osland Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Carries On Farm

    14%
  • Clerk In Hardware Store

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1880, Carpenter, Carries On Farm and Clerk In Hardware Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osland. The most common Osland occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Osland's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Osland family was Farmer.

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