Oats Family History

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Oats Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Oates.

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

Similar surnames: Oatts, Oatis, Oaks, Coats, Moats, Yeats, Haws, Catts, Kates, Oates

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Oats Family Origin

Where is the Oats family from?

Oats Family Occupations

What did your Oats ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Goiong To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oats. The most common Oats occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Oats's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oats family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Goiong To School

  • Servant

  • Blacksmith


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

Oats Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Oats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oats 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 Oats. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Oats. For the veterans among your Oats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oats Life Expectancy

What is the average Oats lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Oats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Oats in 1953 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oats

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oats 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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