Ottoson Family History

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Ottoson Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Otto (see Ott). Respelling of Ottosen or the Swedish cognate Ottosson.

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

Similar surnames: Ottosen, Ottesen, Otto, Otts, Otten, Matteson, Okeson, Otterson

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Ottoson Family Origin

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Ottoson Family Occupations

What did your Ottoson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ottoson. 22% of Ottoson men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Ottoson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ottoson were Painter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Office Clerk
  • Teacher

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

Ottoson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ottoson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ottoson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ottoson. 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 444 military records available for the last name Ottoson. For the veterans among your Ottoson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ottoson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ottoson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ottoson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ottoson in 1955 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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