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Oesland Family History

Oesland 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: Osland, Newland, Berland, Eland, Penland, Helland, Overland, Heiland

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Where is the Oesland family from?

You can see how Oesland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oesland family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Oesland families living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Oesland's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Oesland families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oesland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oesland ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 7 census records available for the last name Oesland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oesland 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Oesland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oesland. For the veterans among your Oesland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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