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Ozark Surname Meaning

American shortened and altered form of Polish Orzechowski .

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Omar, Izard, Shark, Kozak, Clark, Wark, Park, Hark, Bozard

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Where is the Ozark family from?

You can see how Ozark families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ozark family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Ozark families living in Missouri. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ozark's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Ozark families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ozark surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ozark ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ozark. 42% of Ozark men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ozark women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ozark were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Carpenter
    25%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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What Ozark family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 407 census records available for the last name Ozark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ozark 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Ozark. 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 163 military records available for the last name Ozark. For the veterans among your Ozark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ozark lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Ozark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ozark in 1965 was 51, and 78 in 2003.

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