Kosterman Family History

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Kosterman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grocer or provisioner, elaborated form of Koster 4. German (Kostermann): elaborated form of Koster 2.

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

Similar surnames: Kolterman, Hosterman, Otterman, Osterman, Waterman, Sturman

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Kosterman Family Origin

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Kosterman Family Occupations

What did your Kosterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kosterman occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 14% of Kosterman's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kosterman. A less common occupation for the Kosterman family was Farming.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Cooper

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Kosterman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 996 census records available for the last name Kosterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kostermancensus 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Kosterman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 204 military records available for the last name Kosterman. For the veterans among your Kosterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kosterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosterman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kosterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kosterman in 1964 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosterman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kosterman 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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