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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    6. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    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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