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Oros Family History

Oros Name Meaning

Catalan (Orós): possibly from an old personal name Orosius which was borne by a 4th-century theologian and disciple of Saint Augustine. Aragonese (Orós): habitational name from Orós in Huesca province. Rusyn; Romanian (also Oroş); Slovak Serbian and Croatian (also Oroš): from local forms of the Hungarian ethnic name Orosz ‘Russian’. Americanized or Germanized form of Hungarian Orosz . Hungarian: from the old personal name Oros.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boros, Oris, Aros, Moron, Troy, Moros, Toro, Orosz, Amos, Ros

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Where is the Oros family from?

You can see how Oros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oros family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Oros families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 26 Oros families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Oros's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Oros families in 1920.
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What did your Oros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Oros. 29% of Oros men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Oros women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oros were New Worker and Inspector. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Assembler
  • Inspector
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Oros. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oros. For the veterans among your Oros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oros lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Oros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Oros in 1946 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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