Ostertag Family History

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Ostertag Name Meaning

German: nickname for a person with a joyful nature, from Middle High German ostertac ‘Easter Day’, signifying ‘the greatest joy’.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Freitag, Stertz, Feiertag, Otterman, Ostermann, Osterberg

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Ostertag Family Origin

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Ostertag Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostertag. A less common occupation for the Ostertag family was Blacksmith. The most common Ostertag occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Ostertag's were Farmers.

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Ostertag Historical Records

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Ostertag Life Expectancy

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