Officer Family History

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Officer Name Meaning

occupational name for the holder of any office, from Anglo-Norman French officer (an agent derivative of Old French office ‘duty’, ‘service’, Latin officium ‘service’, ‘task’). occupational name for a sewer of gold embroidery, from Anglo-Norman French orfroiser (an agent derivative of Old French orfrois, Late Latin auriphyrigium ‘Phrygian gold’--the Phrygians being famed in antiquity for their gold embroidery).

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


Similar surnames: Offer, Filer, Offner, Origer, Oliver, Flicker, Feiner, Finer, Hoffner

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Officer Family Origin

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Officer Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer Son

    25%
  • Milliner

    25%

In 1881, the most common Officer occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 25% of Officer's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Officer family was Milliner. Farm Labourer, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Officer.

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Officer Historical Records

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Officer Life Expectancy

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