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Ostroff Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): alternative spelling of Ostrov. Shortened form of Jewish and Slavic Ostrovsky.

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


Similar surnames: Ostrow, Boroff, Stoloff, Sadoff, Soloff, Ostrofsky, Ostrosky, Petroff

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Ostroff Family Origin

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Ostroff Family Occupations

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Ostroff Historical Records

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ostroff. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ostroff. For the veterans among your Ostroff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ostroff Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ostroff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ostroff in 1942 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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