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Ostrom Family History

Ostrom Name Meaning
Swedish (Öström): ornamental name composed of the elements ö ‘island’ + ström ‘river’.

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

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26,578 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,535 Military Records
3,533 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Ostrom Families

  • Number of Ostrom families
     70 - 137
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ostrom families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ostrom last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ostrom census records

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Ostrom Family Origin

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Ostrom Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ostrom

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Ostrom Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ostrom census records

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Ostrom Civil War Service Records

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