Oesterle Family History

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Oesterle Name Meaning

South German (Österle): apparently from a diminutive of a base form Oster, which has two possible derivations: ‘eastern’, denoting someone who lived to the east of a settlement or who came from the east. from a personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Oberle, Sterle, Vester, Esterle, Wester, Hester, Dieterle, Easterly

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Oesterle Family Origin

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Oesterle Family Occupations

What did your Oesterle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oesterle family was Baker. The most common Oesterle occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 14% of Oesterle's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker, Keeping House and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oesterle.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Keeping House

  • Shoe Maker

  • Baker


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Oesterle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oesterle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oesterle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Oesterle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oesterle. For the veterans among your Oesterle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oesterle Life Expectancy

What is the average Oesterle lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Oesterle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Oesterle in 1961 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

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