Osterland Family History

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Osterland Name Meaning

German: regional or ethnic name, from Middle High German österland ‘country or land lying to the east’, also ‘Austria’.

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

Similar surnames: Ostermann, Esterline, Haberland, Outland, Sterling, Strand, Osterhaus

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Osterland Family Origin

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Osterland Family Occupations

What did your Osterland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Osterland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Osterland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osterland family was In Saw Mill. Farmer, Teamster and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterland.

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  • Farmer

  • Teamster

  • Day Laborer

  • In Saw Mill


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

Osterland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Osterland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osterland 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 629 immigration records available for the last name Osterland. 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 435 military records available for the last name Osterland. For the veterans among your Osterland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osterland Life Expectancy

What is the average Osterland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Osterland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Osterland in 1954 was 47, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osterland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osterland 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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