Van Ostrand Family History

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Van Ostrand Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of Van Oststrand, a topographic name denoting someone ‘from the eastern shore’.

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


Similar surnames: Van Nostrand, Van Osten, Van Osdol, Van Tine, Van Dorn, Van Noord

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Van Ostrand Family Origin

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Van Ostrand Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Boarding Stables

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Van Ostrand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Van Ostrand's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Ostrand family was Boarding Stables. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Ostrand.

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Van Ostrand Historical Records

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Van Ostrand Life Expectancy

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