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The Dutch Ose surname is a habitational name taken on from a place called Oss, in North Brabant.

Ose Early Origins



The surname Ose was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Ose Spelling Variations


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Ose Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Os, Ose, Oses, Oss, Oos, Oz, van Os, de Oz and many more.

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Ose Early History


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Ose Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ose research. Another 280 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ose History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ose Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ose Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ose Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Dirk Van Os who settled in Baltimore in 1847. Albert Oss (1818-1898), born in Belgium, was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was awarded the Medal of Honor..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ose (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ose (post 1700)



  • Douglas A. Ose (b. 1955), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from California 3rd District, 1999-2005
  • Alfred O. Ose, American Democrat politician, Member of Alaska State House of Representatives 6th District, 1973-74

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Ose Family Crest Products


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Ose Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    9. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ose Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ose Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 October 2003 at 16:09.

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