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Ossman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Osman 3 and 4. German (Ossmann): from a personal name composed of Germanic ans ‘god’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Osman, Gossman, Essman, Mossman, Ostman, Rossman, Kossman, Oman

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Ossman Family Origin

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Ossman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ossman. The most common Ossman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ossman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ossman family was Coal Miner.

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Ossman Historical Records

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Ossman Life Expectancy

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