Ostenson Family History

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Ostenson Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Østen, from Øystein, Old Norse Eysteinn, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘gift’ + steinn ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Estenson, Stenson, Steenson, Otterson, Steensen, Aspenson, Asleson

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Ostenson Family Origin

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Ostenson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostenson. The most common Ostenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Ostenson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ostenson family was Keeping House.

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Ostenson Historical Records

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Ostenson Life Expectancy

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