Oslen Family History

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Oslen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Allen, Nolen, Shen, Ellen, Osten, Glen, Dolen, Osen, Bolen, Palen

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Oslen Family Origin

Where is the Oslen family from?

Oslen Family Occupations

What did your Oslen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oslen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Oslen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oslen family was Minister. Farmer, Carpets and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oslen.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpets

    20%
  • Coal Dealer

    20%
  • Minister

    20%

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

Oslen Historical Records

What Oslen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 504 census records available for the last name Oslen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oslen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Oslen

Passenger List

There are 230 immigration records available for the last name Oslen. 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 73 military records available for the last name Oslen. For the veterans among your Oslen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oslen Life Expectancy

What is the average Oslen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oslen 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oslen

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