Owsley Family History

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Owsley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ousley.

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


Similar surnames: Otley, Mousley, Hasley, Pasley, Oatley, Oskey, Lesley, Wiley, Ousley

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Owsley Family Origin

Where is the Owsley family from?

Owsley Family Occupations

What did your Owsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Owsley. A less common occupation for the Owsley family was Physician. The most common Owsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Owsley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Physician

    5%

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

Owsley Historical Records

What Owsley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Owsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Owsley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Owsley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Owsley. 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 Owsley. For the veterans among your Owsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Owsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Owsley lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Owsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Owsley in 1947 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Owsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Owsley 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 Owsley Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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