Osterlund Family History

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Osterlund Name Meaning

Swedish (Österlund) and Danish (Østerlund): ornamental or topographic name composed of the elements öster ‘eastern’ + lund ‘grove’.

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

Similar surnames: Ostlund, Westerlund, Okerlund, Stenlund, Osterling, Soderlund

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Osterlund Family Origin

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Osterlund Family Occupations

What did your Osterlund ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Osterlund family was Tailor. The most common Osterlund occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 33% of Osterlund's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Osterlund.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Tailor


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

Osterlund Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Osterlund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osterlund 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 Osterlund. 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 318 military records available for the last name Osterlund. For the veterans among your Osterlund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osterlund Life Expectancy

What is the average Osterlund lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Osterlund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Osterlund in 1954 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osterlund

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