Ocken Family History

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Ocken Name Meaning

German (Frisian): nickname or patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Odeke.

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


Similar surnames: Onken, Oncken, Ocker, Docken, Ken, Popken, Osten, Otten, Eckel

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Ocken Family Origin

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Ocken Family Occupations

What did your Ocken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ocken. 10% of Ocken men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Ocken women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ocken were Manager and Opeartor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Secretary
    17%
  • Opeartor
    9%

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

Ocken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ocken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ocken 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 356 immigration records available for the last name Ocken. 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 139 military records available for the last name Ocken. For the veterans among your Ocken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ocken Life Expectancy

What is the average Ocken lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ocken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ocken in 1958 was 45, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ocken

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