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Ogburne Family History

Ogburne 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: Ogburn, Osborne, Ogborn, O'byrne, Cogburn, Osbourne, Osburn, Ozburn

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Where is the Ogburne family from?

You can see how Ogburne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogburne family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ogburne families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Ogburne families living in Gloucestershire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ogburne's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire had the highest population of Ogburne families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ogburne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ogburne ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 96 census records available for the last name Ogburne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogburne 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Ogburne. 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 29 military records available for the last name Ogburne. For the veterans among your Ogburne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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