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Osbourn Family History

Osbourn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne.

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


Similar surnames: Osbourne, Osborn, Osburn, Osbun, Ozburn, Orsborn, Orsburn, Osbon

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Where is the Osbourn family from?

You can see how Osbourn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Osbourn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Osbourn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 84 Osbourn families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Osbourn's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Osbourn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Osbourn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Osbourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Osbourn. 40% of Osbourn men worked as a Bricklayer and 86% of Osbourn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Osbourn were Steel Bender fixer and Unpaid Domestic Worker. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    40%
  • Plastering Contractor
    20%
  • Plumber painter
    20%
  • Steel Bender fixer
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Worker
    2%
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What Osbourn family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Osbourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osbourn 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 543 immigration records available for the last name Osbourn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Osbourn. For the veterans among your Osbourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osbourn lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Osbourn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Osbourn in 1954 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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