Oien Name Meaning

Dutch: metronymic from a Germanic female personal name, Oda, derived from aud, od ‘wealth’. Dutch: from oye ‘ewe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for shepherd, or a nickname for a silly person. Norwegian: variant spelling of Oyen.

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


Similar surnames: Lien, Bien, Oyen, Oren, Oden, Vien, Osen, Olen, Oen, Lier

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Oien Family Origin

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Oien Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Farm Labor

    8%
  • Hotel Keeper

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oien family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Farming and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oien. The most common Oien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Oien's were Farmers.

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Oien Historical Records

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Oien Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Oien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Oien in 1956 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oien

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