Osterman Family History

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Osterman Name Meaning

Swedish (also Österman) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Oster with the addition of Swedish, Yiddish man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Otterman, Esterman, Ostermann, Sterman, Sherman, Kolterman, Holterman

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Osterman Family Origin

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Osterman Family Occupations

What did your Osterman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Osterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Osterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osterman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterman.

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Osterman Historical Records

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Osterman Life Expectancy

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