Osoborn Family History

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Osoborn 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: Sobon, Oborn, Osborn, Newborn, Osborne, Alborn, Born, Sobota, Ashburn

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Osoborn Family Origin

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Osoborn Family Occupations

What did your Osoborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Osoborn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Osoborn's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer & Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Osoborn.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer & Merchant


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

Osoborn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23 census records available for the last name Osoborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osoborn 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 Osoborn. 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 Osoborn. For the veterans among your Osoborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osoborn Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osoborn 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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