Ostendorf Family History

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Ostendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Ostendorf, a common place name in the region of Münster, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Ohlendorf, Altendorf, Steindorf, Westendorf, Bendorf, Dockendorf

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Ostendorf Family Origin

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Ostendorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Musician

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostendorf. The most common Ostendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Ostendorf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ostendorf family was Musician.

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Ostendorf Historical Records

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Ostendorf Life Expectancy

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