Ostenburg Family History

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Ostenburg 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.

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Ostenburg Family Origin

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Ostenburg Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Express Man

    25%
  • General Merchandise

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1880, the most common Ostenburg occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Ostenburg's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Ostenburg family was Laborer. Carpenter, Express Man and General Merchandise were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostenburg.

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Ostenburg Historical Records

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Ostenburg Life Expectancy

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Famous Ostenburg Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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