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Ostenson Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Østen, from Øystein, Old Norse Eysteinn, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘gift’ + steinn ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Estenson, Stenson, Steenson, Otterson, Steensen, Aspenson, Asleson

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Ostenson Family Origin

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Ostenson Family Occupations

What did your Ostenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostenson. A less common occupation for the Ostenson family was Keeping House. The most common Ostenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Ostenson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Ostenson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ostenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostenson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ostenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ostenson in 1963 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ostenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ostenson 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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