Osland Family History

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Osland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named. Two of the farms, in Sogn og Fjordane, are named with Old Norse Óðinsland, a compound of Óðinn (the name of an important Norse god) + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’. The third, situated in Rogaland, has a first element of uncertain etymology. Americanized form of Norwegian Åsland, from Old Norse áss ‘hill’, ‘ridge’ + land.

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

Similar surnames: Odland, Opland, Okland, Island, Land, Ohland, Norland, Roseland

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Osland Family Origin

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Osland Family Occupations

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In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Osland. 60% of Osland men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer

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Osland Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 478 military records available for the last name Osland. For the veterans among your Osland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osland Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Osland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Osland in 1957 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

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