Ostergren Family History

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Ostergren Name Meaning

Swedish (Östergren): ornamental name composed of the elements öster ‘eastern’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Westergren, Sodergren, Settergren, Lagergren, Cedergren, Rosengren

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Ostergren Family Origin

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Ostergren Family Occupations

What did your Ostergren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ostergren family was Peddlar. Commissioner Of Immigration, Gardener and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostergren. The most common Ostergren occupation in the USA was Commissioner Of Immigration. 17% of Ostergren's were Commissioner Of Immigrations.

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  • Commissioner Of Immigration

    17%
  • Gardener

    17%
  • Gardner

    17%
  • Peddlar

    17%

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

Ostergren Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ostergren Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostergren lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ostergren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ostergren in 1958 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ostergren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ostergren 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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