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Ogborn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two villages in Wiltshire called Ogbourne, from the Old English personal name Oc(c)a + Old English burna ‘stream’, ‘creek’ (see Bourne).

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


Similar surnames: Alborn, Osborne, Tabor, Born, Oborn, Aborn, Bjorn, Cobern, Schorn

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Where is the Ogborn family from?

You can see how Ogborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogborn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ogborn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 30 Ogborn families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Ogborn's in the UK. London had the highest population of Ogborn families in 1891.
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What did your Ogborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tobacco Cutter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ogborn. 34% of Ogborn men worked as a Tobacco Cutter.

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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

  • Tobacco Cutter
    34%
  • Sand Worker
    34%
  • Painter
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ogborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogborn 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Ogborn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ogborn. For the veterans among your Ogborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ogborn lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ogborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ogborn in 1951 was 57, and 59 in 2004.

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