Osmond Family History

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Osmond Name Meaning

English and French: from the Old Norse personal name Ásmundr, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + mund ‘protection’. This was established in England before the Conquest, coalescing with the independent Old English form Osmund, and was later reinforced by the Norman Osmund.

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

Similar surnames: Esmond, Osgood, Osborne, Edmond, Eastmond, Osman, Aymond, Osland

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Osmond Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Osmond name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Osmond. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Osmond Family Origin

Where is the Osmond family from?

Osmond Family Occupations

What did your Osmond ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Osmond occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Osmond's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osmond. A less common occupation for the Osmond family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Osmond Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Osmond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osmond 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Osmond. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Osmond. For the veterans among your Osmond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osmond Life Expectancy

What is the average Osmond lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Osmond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Osmond in 1956 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osmond

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osmond 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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