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Oosterhout Family History

Oosterhout Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Osterhout, Osterholt, Oosterhouse, Osterhoudt, Osterhaus, Osterholm

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Where is the Oosterhout family from?

You can see how Oosterhout families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oosterhout family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1880. The most Oosterhout families were found in USA in 1840. In 1840 there were 3 Oosterhout families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Oosterhout's in USA. New York had the highest population of Oosterhout families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oosterhout surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oosterhout ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Oosterhout. 100% of Oosterhout men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 235 census records available for the last name Oosterhout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oosterhout census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 177 immigration records available for the last name Oosterhout. 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 Cards

There are 91 military records available for the last name Oosterhout. For the veterans among your Oosterhout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oosterhout lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1997, in the United States, Oosterhout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Oosterhout in 1963 was 78, and 95 in 1997.

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