Ogborn Family History

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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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Ogborn Family Origin

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Ogborn Family Occupations

What did your Ogborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ogborn occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Salesman. 6% of Ogborn's were Boot & Shoe Salesmans. A less common occupation for the Ogborn family was Butcher & Farmer (Of 44 Acres Employing 2 Men & 2 Boys). Boot & Shoe Salesman, Box Finisher and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ogborn.

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  • Boot & Shoe Salesman

  • Box Finisher

  • Butcher

  • Butcher & Farmer (Of 44 Acres Employing 2 Men & 2 Boys)


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

Ogborn Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Ogborn Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ogborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ogborn 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.

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