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Osfield Family History

Osfield 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: Hosfield, Orfield, Offield, Field, Bonfield, Shield, Byfield, Hosfeld

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Where is the Osfield family from?

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

What did your Osfield ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 285 census records available for the last name Osfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osfield 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Osfield. 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 53 military records available for the last name Osfield. For the veterans among your Osfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osfield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Osfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Osfield in 1963 was 73, and 81 in 2002.

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