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Okhuysen Family History

Okhuysen 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: Knudsen, Huyser, Thuesen, Krusen, Husen, Ohlsen, Kaysen, Skousen

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Where is the Okhuysen family from?

You can see how Okhuysen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okhuysen family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Okhuysen family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Okhuysen's in USA. California had the highest population of Okhuysen families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okhuysen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okhuysen ancestors do for a living?

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

What Okhuysen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 35 census records available for the last name Okhuysen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okhuysen 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Okhuysen. 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 4 military records available for the last name Okhuysen. For the veterans among your Okhuysen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Okhuysen lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Okhuysen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Okhuysen in 1972 was 28, and 85 in 2003.

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