Ostberg Family History

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Ostberg Name Meaning

Swedish (Östberg) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental or topographic name composed of Swedish öst, German Ost ‘east’ + Swedish berg, German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Østberg (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Osberg, Oster, Osterberg, Oberg, Westberg, Mossberg, Walberg, Isberg

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Ostberg Family Origin

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Ostberg Family Occupations

What did your Ostberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ostberg. 23% of Ostberg men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Ostberg women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ostberg were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Saleswoman
  • Housekeeper

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

Ostberg Historical Records

What Ostberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ostberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostberg 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 Ostberg

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ostberg. 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 609 military records available for the last name Ostberg. For the veterans among your Ostberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ostberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ostberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ostberg in 1953 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ostberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ostberg 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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