Os Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kos, Oh, Ou, Bos, Oss, Ros, Ost, Ose, Oe, Om

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Os Family Origin

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Os Family Occupations

What did your Os ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Trucker was the top reported job for people in the US named Os. 50% of Os men worked as a Trucker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Trucker
    50%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%

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

Os Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Os. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Os 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Os. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Os. For the veterans among your Os ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Os Life Expectancy

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Between 1968 and 2001, in the United States, Os life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Os in 1968 was 55, and 98 in 2001.

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