Ostermann Family History

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Ostermann Name Meaning

German: topographic name denoting someone who lived to the east of a settlement or who had immigrated to it from the east, from Middle High German oster ‘eastern’ + man ‘man’, or an ethnic name from Middle High German ostermann ‘Austrian’.

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


Similar surnames: Westermann, Stegmann, Overmann, Klostermann, Obermann, Osterland

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Ostermann Family Origin

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Ostermann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Retail Grocer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ostermann family was Blacksmith. The most common Ostermann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Ostermann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostermann.

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Ostermann Historical Records

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Ostermann Life Expectancy

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