Osborn Family History

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Osborn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne.

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


Similar surnames: Osbourn, Osburn, Orsborn, Osbon, Osborne, Osbun, Osbourne, Ozburn

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Osborn Family Origin

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Osborn Family Occupations

What did your Osborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Osborn. 1% of Osborn men worked as a Bricklayer and 51% of Osborn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Osborn were Carpenter joiner and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Carpenter
    1%
  • Carpenter joiner
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

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

Osborn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 345,000 census records available for the last name Osborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osborn 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Osborn. 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 47,000 military records available for the last name Osborn. For the veterans among your Osborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osborn Life Expectancy

What is the average Osborn lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Osborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Osborn in 1942 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osborn 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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