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Oosting Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name denoting someone who came from or lived in the eastern part of a region, from Middle Low German oost(en) ‘eastern’ + the suffix -ing denoting affiliation.

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


Similar surnames: Osting, Ostling, Osten, Rosing, Gosling, Austin, Mossing, Otting

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Oosting Family Origin

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Oosting Family Occupations

What did your Oosting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brick & Stone Mason and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oosting. The most common Oosting occupation in the USA was Brick & Stone Mason. 50% of Oosting's were Brick & Stone Masons.

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  • Brick & Stone Mason

    50%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    50%

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

Oosting Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oosting Life Expectancy

What is the average Oosting lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Oosting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Oosting in 1960 was 36, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oosting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oosting 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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