Oen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Hordaland named Oen, from Old Norse Ó (unexplained), or from any of several named Øen, most from the definite form of øy ‘island’. Dutch: variant of Hoen.

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


Similar surnames: Oyen, Hoen, Moen, Osen, Oren, Boen, Ken, Roen, Oien, Olen

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Oen Family Origin

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Oen Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oen. The most common Oen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Oen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oen family was Grubbing.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Grubbing

    33%

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Oen Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Oen Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Oen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Oen in 1957 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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