Osting Family History

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Osting Name Meaning

North German (Östing): patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Ost (see Oest).

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


Similar surnames: Otting, Rosing, Ising, Gosling, Osten, Oosting, Nolting, Oeding

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Osting Family Origin

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Osting Family Occupations

What did your Osting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Osting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Osting's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osting family was Keeping Dry Goods Store. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osting.

View Census data for Osting | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Keeping Dry Goods Store

    10%

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

Osting Historical Records

What Osting family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Osting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Osting

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Osting. 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 Osting. For the veterans among your Osting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osting Life Expectancy

What is the average Osting lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Osting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Osting in 1959 was 60, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osting 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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