Ostlund Family History

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Ostlund Name Meaning

Swedish (Östlund) and Norwegian (Østlund): ornamental or topographic name composed of the elements öst ‘east’ + lund ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Oslund, Asplund, Osterlund, Westlund, Roslund, Ostling, Holmlund

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Ostlund Family Origin

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Ostlund Family Occupations

What did your Ostlund ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostlund. The most common Ostlund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Ostlund's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ostlund family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Painter

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

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

Ostlund Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ostlund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostlund 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 Ostlund

Passenger List

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

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Ostlund Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostlund lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ostlund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ostlund in 1946 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ostlund

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ostlund 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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