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Osborne Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Ásbjorn, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + björn ‘bear’. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late Old English form Osbern, and was later reinforced by Norman Osbern. The surname Osborne has also been widely established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Osmond, Ogborn, Osbourne, Odiorne, Osborn, Borne, Stone, Byrne, Borns

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Osborne Family Origin

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Osborne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Osborne family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osborne. The most common Osborne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Osborne's were Farmers.

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Osborne Life Expectancy

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