Oursler Family History

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Oursler Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Ursler, a habitational name for someone from Ursel near Wiesbaden (Hesse).

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

Similar surnames: Courser, Pursley, Osler, Purser, Gusler, Burger, Kossler, Buser

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Oursler Family Origin

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Oursler Family Occupations

What did your Oursler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oursler. 9% of Oursler men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Oursler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oursler were Manager and Assistant Mater

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Assistant Cashier
  • Assistant Mater

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

Oursler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Oursler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oursler 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Oursler. 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 509 military records available for the last name Oursler. For the veterans among your Oursler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oursler Life Expectancy

What is the average Oursler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Oursler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Oursler in 1944 was 32, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oursler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oursler 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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