Ottesen Family History

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Ottesen Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Otto (see Ott).

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

Similar surnames: Ottosen, Otten, Ottoson, Ottens, Otteman, Otts, Otterson, Theisen

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Ottesen Family Origin

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Ottesen Family Occupations

What did your Ottesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ottesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Ottesen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Ottesen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ottesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ottesen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ottesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ottesen in 1962 was 85, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ottesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ottesen 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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