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Ogsley Family History

Ogsley 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: Ousley, Osley, Owsley, Worsley, Mosley, Insley, Pasley, Ansley, Onley

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Where is the Ogsley family from?

You can see how Ogsley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogsley family name was found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 5 Ogsley families living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Ogsley's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Ogsley families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ogsley 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 Ogsley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 124 census records available for the last name Ogsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogsley 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Ogsley. 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 2 military records available for the last name Ogsley. For the veterans among your Ogsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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