Otteman Family History

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Otteman Name Meaning

Dutch and German (Ottemann): probably an occupational name meaning ‘servant of Otto’ (see Ott).

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


Similar surnames: Otten, Bateman, Ottesen, Ottman, Ottens, Gottesman, Otterman, Ottmann

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Otteman Family Origin

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Otteman Family Occupations

What did your Otteman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Otteman occupation in the USA was Keep Bar. 50% of Otteman's were Keep Bars. Keep Bar and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Otteman.

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  • Keep Bar

    50%
  • Teamster

    50%

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

Otteman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Otteman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Otteman 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 Otteman. 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 Otteman. For the veterans among your Otteman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Otteman Life Expectancy

What is the average Otteman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2002, in the United States, Otteman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Otteman in 1961 was 40, and 79 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Otteman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Otteman 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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