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

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  • Cowboy

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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.

Source: Census data for Ossa | Data not to scale

Ossa Historical Records

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Ossa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2002, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ossa

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