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Oenslager Family History

Oenslager 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: Onsager, Kensler, Oelschlager, Gensler, Pensinger, Mensinger

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Where is the Oenslager family from?

You can see how Oenslager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oenslager family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Oenslager families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Oenslager's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Oenslager families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oenslager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oenslager ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 42 census records available for the last name Oenslager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oenslager 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Oenslager. 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 Oenslager. For the veterans among your Oenslager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oenslager lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1981, in the United States, Oenslager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Oenslager in 1972 was 66, and 83 in 1981.

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