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Onsy Family History

Onsy 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: Oest, Oss, Ney, Ost, Orsi, Nay, Orso, Ono, Ose, Onley

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Where is the Onsy family from?

You can see how Onsy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onsy family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 11 Onsy families living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Onsy's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Onsy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Onsy 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 Onsy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 25 census records available for the last name Onsy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onsy 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Onsy. 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 18 military records available for the last name Onsy. For the veterans among your Onsy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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