Oasterman Family History

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Oasterman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Osterman, Masterman, Waterman, Alterman, Wasserman, Westerman

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Oasterman Family Origin

Where is the Oasterman family from?

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Oasterman Family Occupations

What did your Oasterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Fireman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oasterman.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife

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

Oasterman Historical Records

What Oasterman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 55 census records available for the last name Oasterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oasterman 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Oasterman. 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 3 military records available for the last name Oasterman. For the veterans among your Oasterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oasterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Oasterman lifespan?

Average Oasterman life expectancy in 1968 was 67 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oasterman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oasterman 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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