Osterling Family History

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Osterling Name Meaning

North German: variant of Österling (see Oesterling). Swedish: (Österling): ornamental name from öster ‘eastern’ + -ling, a common suffix of Swedish surnames, denoting a person.

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

Similar surnames: Ostling, Sterling, Osterlund, Stelling, Easterling, Esterline

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Osterling Family Origin

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Osterling Family Occupations

What did your Osterling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Osterling occupation in the USA was At Home. 13% of Osterling's were At Homes. At Home, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterling. A less common occupation for the Osterling family was Glass Mfg.

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  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Glass Mfg


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

Osterling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Osterling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osterling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Osterling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Osterling. For the veterans among your Osterling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osterling Life Expectancy

What is the average Osterling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Osterling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Osterling in 1962 was 79, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osterling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osterling 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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