Okerstrom Family History

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Okerstrom Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Åkerström, an ornamental name composed of the elements åker ‘field’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Otterstrom, Soderstrom, Cederstrom, Fernstrom, Segerstrom, Ostrom

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Okerstrom Family Origin

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Okerstrom Family Occupations

What did your Okerstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Okerstrom. The most common Okerstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Okerstrom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Okerstrom family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Hotel Keeper

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Okerstrom ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Okerstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Okerstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okerstrom 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Okerstrom. 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 Okerstrom. For the veterans among your Okerstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okerstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Okerstrom lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Okerstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Okerstrom in 1955 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okerstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okerstrom ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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