Osterholm Family History

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Osterholm Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements öster ‘eastern’ + holm ‘islet’.

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

Similar surnames: Westerholm, Osterholt, Seaholm, Soderholm, Cederholm, Ostergren

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Osterholm Family Origin

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Osterholm Family Occupations

What did your Osterholm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Pianno Tuner and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Osterholm. The most common Osterholm occupation in the USA was Pianno Tuner. 50% of Osterholm's were Pianno Tuners.

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  • Pianno Tuner

  • Stone Cutter


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

Osterholm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Osterholm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osterholm 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Osterholm. 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 213 military records available for the last name Osterholm. For the veterans among your Osterholm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osterholm Life Expectancy

What is the average Osterholm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Osterholm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Osterholm in 1958 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osterholm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osterholm 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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