Osburn Family History

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Osburn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne.

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

Similar surnames: Osbourn, Osborn, Osbun, Orsburn, Ozburn, Ogburn, Osbourne, Ozbun

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Osburn Family Origin

Where is the Osburn family from?

Osburn Family Occupations

What did your Osburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Osburn family was Boot Maker. The most common Osburn occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 12% of Osburn's were Dressmakers. Dressmaker, Agricultural Labourer and Blanket Fuller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osburn.

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  • Dressmaker

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blanket Fuller

  • Boot Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Osburn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Osburn Historical Records

What Osburn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Osburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osburn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Osburn

Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Osburn. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Osburn. For the veterans among your Osburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Osburn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Osburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Osburn in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osburn 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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