Ossa Family History

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Ossa Name Meaning

variant of Basque Osa or Otsa, habitational name from a town in Navarre province. possibly also a habitational name from a place called Ossa de Montiel in Albacete province, Spain.

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


Similar surnames: Rossa, Oss, Mosso, Mossa, Oser, Osen, Issa, Doss, Ola, Basa

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Ossa Family Origin

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Ossa Family Occupations

What did your Ossa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Knitter and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ossa. 13% of Ossa men worked as a Knitter and 40% of Ossa women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ossa were Auto Mechanic and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Knitter
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Apprentice Tailoring
    7%
  • Auto Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    40%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ossa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 484 census records available for the last name Ossa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ossa 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 984 immigration records available for the last name Ossa. 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 89 military records available for the last name Ossa. For the veterans among your Ossa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ossa Life Expectancy

What is the average Ossa lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Ossa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ossa in 1967 was 78, and 76 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ossa

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