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Ozley Family History

Ozley 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: Onley, Oxley, Oley, Osley, Olley, Ooley, Mozley, Otley, Pooley

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Where is the Ozley family from?

You can see how Ozley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ozley family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ozley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 20 Ozley families living in Yorkshire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Ozley's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Ozley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ozley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ozley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ozley. 34% of Ozley men worked as a Truck Driver and 100% of Ozley women worked as a Spinner. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
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What Ozley family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 924 census records available for the last name Ozley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ozley 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Ozley. 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 199 military records available for the last name Ozley. For the veterans among your Ozley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ozley lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ozley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ozley in 1946 was 50, and 88 in 2004.

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