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Ossa Name Meaning

variant of Basque Osa or Otsa, habitational name from a town in Navarre province. possibly also a habitational name from a place called Ossa de Montiel in Albacete province, Spain.

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


Similar surnames: Rossa, Oss, Mosso, Mossa, Oser, Osen, Issa, Doss, Ola, Basa

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Ossa Family Origin

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Ossa Family Occupations

What did your Ossa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ossa occupation in the USA was Cowboy. 50% of Ossa's were Cowboys. Cowboy and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ossa.

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  • Cowboy

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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Ossa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ossa Life Expectancy

What is the average Ossa lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Ossa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ossa in 1967 was 78, and 76 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ossa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ossa 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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