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Oensby Family History

Oensby 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: Owensby, Hornsby, Ormsby, Denby, Owenby, Dansby, Stensby, Nesby, Osby

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Where is the Oensby family from?

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

What did your Oensby ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 60 census records available for the last name Oensby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oensby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Oensby. 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 4 military records available for the last name Oensby. For the veterans among your Oensby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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