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Osmond Family History

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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Where is the Osmond family from?

You can see how Osmond families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Osmond family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Osmond families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 297 Osmond families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Osmond's in the UK. London had the highest population of Osmond families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Osmond surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Osmond ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Osmond. 11% of Osmond men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Osmond women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Osmond were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic.

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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

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Dairy Farmer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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