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Ogdan Family History

Ogdan 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: Bogdan, Ogden, Ogan, Ogdon, Guan, Osman, Organ, Jordan, Gan, Madan

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Where is the Ogdan family from?

You can see how Ogdan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogdan family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ogdan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Ogdan families living in Northamptonshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ogdan's in United Kingdom. Northamptonshire had the highest population of Ogdan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ogdan 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 Ogdan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 303 census records available for the last name Ogdan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogdan 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Ogdan. 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 19 military records available for the last name Ogdan. For the veterans among your Ogdan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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