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Oenson Family History

Oenson 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: Benson, Henson, Jenson, Penson, Venson, Denson, Genson, Kenyon, Elson

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Where is the Oenson family from?

You can see how Oenson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oenson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Oenson families were found in USA in 1920, United Kingdom in 1891, and Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Oenson family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Oenson's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Oenson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oenson 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 Oenson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 46 census records available for the last name Oenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oenson 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Oenson. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oenson. For the veterans among your Oenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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