Ogden Family History

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Ogden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from some minor place, probably the one in West Yorkshire, called Ogden, from Old English ac ‘oak’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Olden, Cowden, Bowden, Rowden, Odden, Kolden, Morden, Osen, Olsen

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Ogden Family Origin

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Ogden Family Occupations

What did your Ogden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Ogden. 25% of Ogden men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Ogden women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ogden were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Domestic
  • Operator
  • Stenographer

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

Ogden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 235,000 census records available for the last name Ogden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogden 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Ogden. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Ogden. For the veterans among your Ogden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ogden Life Expectancy

What is the average Ogden lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ogden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ogden in 1944 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ogden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ogden 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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