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Ogson Family History

Ogson 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: Olson, Ogdon, Son, Olsen, Orton, Jason, Elson, Anson, Orso, Osen

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Where is the Ogson family from?

You can see how Ogson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogson family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ogson families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 4 Ogson families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Ogson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ogson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ogson 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 Ogson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 44 census records available for the last name Ogson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogson 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Ogson. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ogson. For the veterans among your Ogson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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