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Obl Family History

Obl Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ohl, Obi, Ubl, Robl, Oba, Abu, Ott, Gal, Noble, Bo

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Where is the Obl family from?

You can see how Obl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Obl family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Obl family living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Obl's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Obl families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Obl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 47 census records available for the last name Obl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11 immigration records available for the last name Obl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 43 military records available for the last name Obl. For the veterans among your Obl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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