Otten Family History

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Otten Name Meaning

English: variant of Ott, from the Old French oblique case. North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Otto (see Ott).

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


Similar surnames: Ottens, Otter, Otte, Osten, Etten, Botten, Ooten, Cotten, Otto, Olden

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Otten Family Origin

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Otten Family Occupations

What did your Otten ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Otten. 25% of Otten men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Otten women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Otten were Merchant and Servint

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Cultivator
    13%
  • Electrician
    13%
  • Merchant
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Servint
    25%

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

Otten Historical Records

What Otten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Otten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Otten 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Otten. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Otten. For the veterans among your Otten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Otten Life Expectancy

What is the average Otten lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Otten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Otten in 1954 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Otten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Otten ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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