Ottoson Family History

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Ottoson Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Otto (see Ott). Respelling of Ottosen or the Swedish cognate Ottosson.

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


Similar surnames: Ottosen, Ottesen, Otto, Otts, Otten, Matteson, Okeson, Otterson

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Ottoson Family Origin

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Ottoson Family Occupations

What did your Ottoson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Ottoson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ottoson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ottoson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ottoson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ottoson in 1955 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ottoson 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 Ottoson Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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