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Ottosen Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Ottesen, Ottoson, Otten, Otto, Mattsen, Ottens, Olsen, Otts, Thorsen

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Ottosen Family Origin

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Ottosen Family Occupations

What did your Ottosen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ottosen. The most common Ottosen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ottosen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeps House

    50%

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

Ottosen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ottosen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ottosen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ottosen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ottosen in 1955 was 52, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ottosen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ottosen 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.

Famous Ottosen Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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