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Osbeck Surname Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of os ‘river mouth’ or ås ‘hill ridge’ (possibly as placename elements) + beck a variant of bäck ‘brook stream’. Danish: habitational name from Osbæk in Als from os ‘river mouth’ + bæk ‘brook stream’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Osberg, Beck, Bobeck, Osen, Back, Kolbeck, Tobeck, Torbeck, Colbeck

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Where is the Osbeck family from?

You can see how Osbeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Osbeck family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Osbeck families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Osbeck family living in Monmouthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Osbeck's in United Kingdom. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Osbeck families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Osbeck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Osbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist was the top reported job for people in the USA named Osbeck. 46% of Osbeck men worked as a Machinist. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Machinist
  • Blacksmith
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 821 census records available for the last name Osbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osbeck 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 551 immigration records available for the last name Osbeck. 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 214 military records available for the last name Osbeck. For the veterans among your Osbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osbeck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Osbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Osbeck in 1963 was 53, and 28 in 2004.

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