Ostrander Family History

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Ostrander Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Åstrander or Östrander, probably of the same etymology as Ostrand, the addition of the suffix -er giving the appearance of a name formed with -ander (from Greek aner, andros ‘man’).

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


Similar surnames: Rosander, Selander, Ostrand, Strider, Sander, Stader, Stauder

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Ostrander Family Origin

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Ostrander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostrander. The most common Ostrander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Ostrander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ostrander family was Carpenter.

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Ostrander Historical Records

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Ostrander Life Expectancy

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