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Ogsby Family History

Ogsby 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: Osby, Mosby, Busby, Ormsby, Lusby, Oglesby, Ostby, Nasby, Risby

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Where is the Ogsby family from?

You can see how Ogsby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogsby family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ogsby families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Ogsby families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ogsby's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Ogsby families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ogsby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ogsby ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 80 census records available for the last name Ogsby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogsby 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 Ogsby. 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 6 military records available for the last name Ogsby. For the veterans among your Ogsby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ogsby lifespan?

Between 1988 and 1995, in the United States, Ogsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ogsby in 1988 was 95, and 77 in 1995.

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