Ostrem Family History

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Ostrem Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, particularly in Rogaland, named Austrheim, from austr ‘east’ + heim ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Mostrom, Strom, Istre, Osten, Ostberg, Ostrow, Osen, Ostrov, Ouren

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Ostrem Family Origin

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Ostrem Family Occupations

What did your Ostrem ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ostrem. 45% of Ostrem men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Ostrem women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ostrem were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ostrem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ostrem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostrem 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 827 immigration records available for the last name Ostrem. 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 474 military records available for the last name Ostrem. For the veterans among your Ostrem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ostrem Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostrem lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ostrem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ostrem in 1958 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ostrem 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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