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Osbburn Family History

Osbburn 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: Osbourn, Osburn, Ashburn, Osbun, Osbourne, Osborn, Orsburn, Ogburn

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Where is the Osbburn family from?

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

What did your Osbburn ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Osbburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osbburn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Osbburn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Osbburn. For the veterans among your Osbburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osbburn lifespan?

Average Osbburn life expectancy in 1985 was 85 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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