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Osbun Family History

Osbun Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne.

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


Similar surnames: Osburn, Osbon, Ozbun, Osborn, Osbourn, Osmun, Orsburn, Ozburn, Osmon

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Where is the Osbun family from?

You can see how Osbun families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Osbun family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Osbun families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Osbun families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Osbun's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Osbun families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Osbun surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Osbun ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Osbun. 38% of Osbun men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Osbun women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Osbun were Manager and Servant. .

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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

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Mechanic
    14%
  • Labor
    14%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Servant
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Osbun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osbun 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Osbun. 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 382 military records available for the last name Osbun. For the veterans among your Osbun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osbun lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Osbun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Osbun in 1951 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

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