Ostrom Family History

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Ostrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Öström): ornamental name composed of the elements ö ‘island’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Bostrom, Strom, Mostrom, Forstrom, Norstrom, Sjostrom, Ekstrom

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Ostrom Family Origin

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Ostrom Family Occupations

What did your Ostrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Caretaker tube Bend and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ostrom. 15% of Ostrom men worked as a Caretaker tube Bend and 78% of Ostrom women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ostrom were Laundry Warehouse Hand and Unpaid Domestic House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Caretaker tube Bend
    15%
  • Colliery Hitcher below
    15%
  • Contractors Labourer Heavy Worker
    15%
  • Laundry Warehouse Hand
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Tracer Drawing Office
    12%
  • Unpaid Domestic House Duties
    12%

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

Ostrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Ostrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostrom 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ostrom. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ostrom. For the veterans among your Ostrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ostrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Ostrom lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ostrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ostrom in 1948 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ostrom

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