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Obt Family History

Obt 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: Ott, Ort, Ost, Abt, Obi, Obst, Oba, Olt, Abu, Bo

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Where is the Obt family from?

You can see how Obt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Obt family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Obt families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Obt family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Obt's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Obt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Obt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Obt ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 39 census records available for the last name Obt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obt 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Obt. 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 12 military records available for the last name Obt. For the veterans among your Obt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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