Oastler Family History

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Oastler 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: Ostler, Kastler, Master, Oster, Easter, Kastner, Tasler, Hasler

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Oastler Family Origin

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Oastler Family Occupations

What did your Oastler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engine Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Oastler. 8% of Oastler men worked as an Engine Driver and 52% of Oastler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oastler were Butchers Shop Assistant and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engine Driver
    8%
  • Agricultural Engine Driver
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Butchers Shop Assistant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Capstan Lathe Hand Munitions Machinist
    4%
  • Capstan Operator
    4%
  • Cook
    4%

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

Oastler Historical Records

What Oastler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Oastler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oastler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Oastler

Passenger List

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Oastler. 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 117 military records available for the last name Oastler. For the veterans among your Oastler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oastler Life Expectancy

What is the average Oastler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Oastler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Oastler in 1956 was 66, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oastler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oastler 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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