Osswald Family History

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Osswald Name Meaning

English: variant of Oswald.

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

Similar surnames: Ostwald, Oswald, Oswalt, Sewall, Sawall, Oswell, Soward, Wiswall

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Osswald Family Origin

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Osswald Family Occupations

What did your Osswald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osswald. A less common occupation for the Osswald family was Clerk In Store. The most common Osswald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Osswald's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Baker

  • Clerk In Store


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

Osswald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Osswald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osswald 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 803 immigration records available for the last name Osswald. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Osswald. For the veterans among your Osswald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osswald Life Expectancy

What is the average Osswald lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Osswald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Osswald in 1955 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osswald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osswald 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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