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Oesper Family History

Oesper 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: Oeser, Esper, Vesper, Oester, Desper, Oster, Messer, Pepper, Tester

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Where is the Oesper family from?

You can see how Oesper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oesper family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Oesper families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Oesper families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Oesper's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Oesper families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oesper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oesper ancestors do for a living?

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

What Oesper family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 110 census records available for the last name Oesper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oesper 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Oesper. 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 30 military records available for the last name Oesper. For the veterans among your Oesper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oesper lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1997, in the United States, Oesper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Oesper in 1971 was 79, and 74 in 1997.

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