Ostberg Family History

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Ostberg Name Meaning

Swedish (Östberg) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental or topographic name composed of Swedish öst, German Ost ‘east’ + Swedish berg, German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Østberg (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Osberg, Oster, Osterberg, Oberg, Westberg, Mossberg, Walberg, Isberg

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Ostberg Family Origin

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Ostberg Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Broker

    14%
  • Dry Goods & Fancy Store

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ostberg family was Farming. Farmer, Broker and Dry Goods & Fancy Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostberg. The most common Ostberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ostberg's were Farmers.

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Ostberg Historical Records

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Ostberg Life Expectancy

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Famous Ostberg Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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