Ostman Family History

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Ostman Name Meaning

Swedish (Östman): ornamental or topographic name from öst (‘east’) + man ‘man’. Respelling of North German Ostmann.

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


Similar surnames: Ostmann, Osman, Ossman, Ortman, Oman, Oatman, Ottmann, Axtman

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Ostman Family Origin

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Ostman Family Occupations

What did your Ostman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Boarding House

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Painter

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Boarding House and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostman. The most common Ostman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ostman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ostman family was Painter.

Source: Census data for Ostman | Data not to scale

Ostman Historical Records

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Ostman Life Expectancy

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