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Oborn Family History

Oborn Name Meaning

English (Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset): unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ogborn, Born, Aborn, Osborn, Ober, Alborn, Thorn, Cobern, Coburn

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Where is the Oborn family from?

You can see how Oborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oborn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oborn families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 82 Oborn families living in London. This was about 52% of all the recorded Oborn's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Oborn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oborn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bus Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Oborn. 100% of Oborn men worked as a Bus Driver and 80% of Oborn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bus Driver
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Householder
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Service
    5%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Oborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oborn 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Oborn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 496 military records available for the last name Oborn. For the veterans among your Oborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oborn lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Oborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Oborn in 1963 was 70, and 23 in 2004.

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