Osen Name Meaning

English: from Old French oison ‘gosling’. German (Ösen): patronymic from the personal name Öser (see Oser). German: habitational name from Oese near Hemer. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named from the definite singular form of os, Old Norse óss ‘river mouth’. Swedish: probably an ornamental name, of unexplained origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ose, Osten, Oren, Rosen, Olsen, Oyen, Oden, Oen, Olen, Olden

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Osen Family Origin

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Osen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Ag'L Agent

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Osen family was Carpenter. The most common Osen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Osen's were Farmers. Farmer and Ag'L Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Osen.

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Osen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Osen in 1944 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osen

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