Ostrum Family History

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Ostrum Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of Swedish Öström (see Ostrom).

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


Similar surnames: Ostrom, Mostrom, Strom, Bostrom, Bystrom, Brostrom, Ostman, Stream

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Ostrum Family Origin

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Ostrum Family Occupations

What did your Ostrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ostrum family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostrum. The most common Ostrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ostrum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Ostrum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ostrum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostrum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Ostrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostrum lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ostrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ostrum in 1956 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ostrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ostrum 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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