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Oje Family History

Oje Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ore, Ose, Oe, Oye, Oja, Ode, Poje, Oke, Boje, Oge

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Where is the Oje family from?

You can see how Oje families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oje family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Oje families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Oje families living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Oje's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Oje families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oje surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oje ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Oje. 100% of Oje men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 155 census records available for the last name Oje. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oje 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 82 immigration records available for the last name Oje. 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 66 military records available for the last name Oje. For the veterans among your Oje ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oje lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2001, in the United States, Oje life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Oje in 1970 was 91, and 87 in 2001.

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