Otterstrom Family History

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Otterstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Otterström): ornamental name composed of the elements utter (earlier oter) ‘otter’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Okerstrom, Fagerstrom, Stenstrom, Soderstrom, Cederstrom, Sederstrom

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Otterstrom Family Origin

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Otterstrom Family Occupations

What did your Otterstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Otterstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Otterstrom's were Farmers. Farmer and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Otterstrom.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Teamster

    50%

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

Otterstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Otterstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Otterstrom lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Otterstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Otterstrom in 1955 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Otterstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Otterstrom 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.

Famous Otterstrom Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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