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Osterberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of many places named with Middle Low German or Middle High German oster ‘eastern’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Places so named are common in Bavaria, Westphalia, and Lower Saxony. Swedish (Österberg), Norwegian (Østerberg): ornamental or topographic name from öster ‘eastern’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Ostberg, Sternberg, Westerberg, Steinberg, Overberg, Winterberg

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Osterberg Family Origin

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Osterberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Boarding House

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Boarding House and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterberg. The most common Osterberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Osterberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osterberg family was Carpenter.

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Osterberg Historical Records

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Osterberg Life Expectancy

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