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Osterman Family History

Osterman Name Meaning
Swedish (also Österman) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Oster with the addition of Swedish, Yiddish man ‘man’.

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

76,147 Historical Documents with Osterman on Ancestry.com
30,958 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,871 Military Records
3,139 Immigration Records
13,640 Census and Voter Lists
25,539 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Osterman Families

  • Number of Osterman families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Osterman families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Osterman families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Osterman census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Osterman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Osterman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Osterman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Osterman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Osterman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Osterman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Osterman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Osterman ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Osterman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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