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Osterholt Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from oster ‘east’, ‘easterly’ + holt ‘wood’. Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads named Østerholt, from Old Norse Austrholtar, composed of the elements austr ‘east’ + holt ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Osterhout, Osterholm, Westerhold, Rosholt, Overholt, Osterhaus

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Osterholt Family Origin

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Osterholt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%
  • Locksmith

    10%
  • None

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Locksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterholt. A less common occupation for the Osterholt family was None. The most common Osterholt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Osterholt's were Farmers.

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Osterholt Life Expectancy

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