Osmer Family History

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Osmer Name Meaning

English and North German: from an Old English and Continental Germanic personal name composed of Old English, Old Saxon os ‘god’ + Old English m?r, Old Saxon mere ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Omer, Oster, Oser, Hamer, Osman, Comer, Osen, Opper, Colmer, Bolmer

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Osmer Family Origin

Where is the Osmer family from?

Osmer Family Occupations

What did your Osmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Osmer family was Barber. The most common Osmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Osmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osmer.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Osmer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Osmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Osmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Osmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Osmer in 1947 was 39, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osmer 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.

Famous Osmer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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