Oborn Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Oborn Family Origin

Where is the Oborn family from?

Oborn Family Occupations

What did your Oborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Oborn family was Baker. The most common Oborn occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Oborn's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oborn.

View Census data for Oborn | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Laundress

  • Baker


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

Oborn Historical Records

What Oborn family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Oborn

Passenger List

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.

View all Oborn immigration records

Draft Card

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.

View all Oborn military records

You've only scratched the surface of Oborn family history.

Oborn Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oborn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Look up another name