Onstott Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Onstott Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Onstad. Possibly an altered spelling of German Amstad, a topographic name from Middle High German an, am ‘at (the)’ + stade ‘bank’, ‘shore’.

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

Similar surnames: Stoop, Spott, Slott, Nott, Stotz, Obst, Alstott, Anstett, Escott

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Onstott Family Origin

Where is the Onstott family from?

Onstott Family Occupations

What did your Onstott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Onstott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Onstott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Onstott family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Onstott.

View Census data for Onstott | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Day Laborer


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Onstott Historical Records

What Onstott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Onstott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onstott 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 Onstott

Passenger List

There are 159 immigration records available for the last name Onstott. 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.

View all Onstott immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Onstott. For the veterans among your Onstott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Onstott military records

You've only scratched the surface of Onstott family history.

Onstott Life Expectancy

What is the average Onstott lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Onstott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Onstott in 1954 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Onstott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Onstott 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.

Look up another name