Onsager Family History

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Onsager Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named with Ons- (from Odin, the name of a god) + ager ‘cultivated field’.

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

Similar surnames: Enger, Sage, Naber, Saxer, Sager, Oyster, Seger, Trager, O'haver

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Onsager Family Origin

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Onsager Family Occupations

What did your Onsager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Onsager. 29% of Onsager men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Onsager women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Onsager were Bartender and Battery Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Bartender

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Servant
  • Maid
  • Battery Worker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Onsager Historical Records

What Onsager family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 622 census records available for the last name Onsager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onsager 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 137 immigration records available for the last name Onsager. 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 64 military records available for the last name Onsager. For the veterans among your Onsager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Onsager Life Expectancy

What is the average Onsager lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Onsager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Onsager in 1964 was 73, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Onsager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Onsager 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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