Osterloh Family History

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Osterloh Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German oster ‘eastern’, ‘easterly’ + loh ‘small wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Osterholt, Osterhout, Esterline, Overly, Oesterle, Osterling

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Osterloh Family Origin

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Osterloh Family Occupations

What did your Osterloh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Osterloh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Osterloh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osterloh family was Cigar Dealer. Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterloh.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cigar Dealer

    4%

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

Osterloh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Osterloh Life Expectancy

What is the average Osterloh lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Osterloh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Osterloh in 1962 was 70, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osterloh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osterloh 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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