Ozark Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Presumably it from Ozark, name of a region of southern Missouri. Most authorities give the etymology of this region as French aux Arks ‘in the country of the Arkansas Indians’. It could also be from French aux arcs ‘at the bends (i.e. river bends)’.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Omar, Izard, Shark, Kozak, Clark, Wark, Park, Hark, Bozard

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Between 1965 and 2003, Ozark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ozark in 1965 was 51, and 78 in 2003.

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