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Origins of the Oborn surname

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About the Oborns

We have a total number of 1684 records for people with the last name Oborn.

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Where do most Oborns live?

In 1921, most Oborns lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Oborns

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,300 records for the Oborn surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Oborns most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Oborn first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Oborns

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Oborns in 1921


Domestic Servant








Common Male occupations for Oborns in 1921


Farm Labourer


Agricultural Labourer




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