Ostergaard Family History

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Ostergaard Name Meaning

Danish (Østergaard) and Swedish (Östergaard): habitational name from a place named with øster ‘eastern’ + gård ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Ostergard, Sondergaard, Overgaard, Odegaard, Osterberg, Melgaard

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Ostergaard Family Origin

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Ostergaard Family Occupations

What did your Ostergaard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ostergaard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ostergaard's were Farmers. Farmer and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ostergaard.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener


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Ostergaard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ostergaard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostergaard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ostergaard. 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 333 military records available for the last name Ostergaard. For the veterans among your Ostergaard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ostergaard Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ostergaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ostergaard in 1962 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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