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Ostrosky Family History

Ostrosky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Ostrovsky .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ostrofsky, Ostrovsky, Ostrowsky, Ostroski, Osofsky, Ostrowski

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Where is the Ostrosky family from?

You can see how Ostrosky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ostrosky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ostrosky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Ostrosky family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Ostrosky's in USA. California had the highest population of Ostrosky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ostrosky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ostrosky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ostrosky. 29% of Ostrosky men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Ostrosky women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ostrosky were Machinist and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Miner
    15%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    32%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Housework
    11%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ostrosky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostrosky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 155 immigration records available for the last name Ostrosky. 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 Cards

There are 498 military records available for the last name Ostrosky. For the veterans among your Ostrosky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ostrosky lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ostrosky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ostrosky in 1948 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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