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Osthoff Name Meaning

German and Dutch: habitational name meaning ‘east farmstead’, from places in northwestern Germany called Osthof or places in the Netherlands and Belgium called Oosthof or Oosthove.

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


Similar surnames: Olthoff, Heithoff, Hoff, Althoff, Westhoff, Puthoff, Potthoff

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Osthoff Family Origin

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Osthoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osthoff. A less common occupation for the Osthoff family was Butcher. The most common Osthoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Osthoff's were Farmers.

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Osthoff Historical Records

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Osthoff Life Expectancy

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