History of your Surname
Get access to Osuji family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Osuji Family History

Osuji Surname Meaning

West African (Nigeria): from the Igbo personal name Osuji meaning ‘servant of the yam god’. Yam (ji in Igbo) is a staple of life in Nigeria while an òsu is “a person dedicated to a god a thing set apart – a taboo forever and his children after him” as defined in the novel Things fall apart written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.

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

Similar surnames: Tsuji, Sui, Suri, Osaki, Osuna, Susi, Usui, Ossi, Osuch, Tsui

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Osuji family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Osuji surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
Family Insights Distribution Map

What did your Osuji ancestors do for a living?

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

What Osuji family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 14 census records available for the last name Osuji. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osuji census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Osuji

Passenger Lists

There are 53 immigration records available for the last name Osuji. 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.

View all Osuji immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 8 military records available for the last name Osuji. For the veterans among your Osuji ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Osuji military records

You've only scratched the surface of Osuji family history

Discover More

What is the average Osuji lifespan?

Between 1995 and 2003, in the United States, Osuji life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Osuji in 1995 was 17, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osuji

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Osuji family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Osuji last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial