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 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oen. 43% of Oen men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Oen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oen were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Teacher

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

Oen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Oen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oen 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Oen. 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 170 military records available for the last name Oen. For the veterans among your Oen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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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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