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Origins of the Ogden surname

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About the Ogdens

We have a total number of 93984 records for people with the last name Ogden.

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Where do most Ogdens live?

In 1921, most Ogdens lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Ogdens

How common is your surname?

515th most common surname in the UK

We have 82,500 records for the Ogden surname. The oldest one dates back to 1300.

Who were Ogdens most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Ogden first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ogdens

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

Common Female occupations for Ogdens in 1921
Cotton Weaver


Cotton Winder




Weaver Cotton




Common Male occupations for Ogdens in 1921
Cotton Spinner


Coal Miner


Cotton Weaver




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