Ose Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads, so named from the dative singular of Old Norse óss ‘river mouth’. Hungarian (Ose): from a pet form of the old secular personal name Os. Japanese: ‘small strait’ or (Ose) ‘large strait’. The latter is mostly found along the coast west of Tokyo, but neither form is very common in Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Osen, Oss, Oye, Hose, Rose, Oe, Lose, Ore, Ask, Oser

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Ose Family Origin

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Ose Family Occupations

What did your Ose ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ose. 10% of Ose men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Ose women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ose were Labor and Assistant Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Cook
    14%
  • Assistant Cook
    5%

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

Ose Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 371 military records available for the last name Ose. For the veterans among your Ose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ose Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Ose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ose in 1944 was 25, and 70 in 2003.

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