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Omien Family History

Omien 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: Oien, Ommen, Min, Olsen, Amin, Wien, Offen, Osten, Bien, Oman

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Where is the Omien family from?

You can see how Omien families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Omien family name was found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there was 1 Omien family living in Nova Scotia. This was 100% of all the recorded Omien's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Omien families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Omien surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Omien ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 17 census records available for the last name Omien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omien 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Omien. 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 Omien. For the veterans among your Omien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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