Oesterling Family History

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Oesterling Name Meaning

German (Östeling): nickname from Middle Low German osterlinc ‘someone from the Baltic Sea’ or ‘someone from the East’, and later ‘citizen of a city belonging to the Hanseatic League’.

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


Similar surnames: Esterline, Sterling, Easterlin, Ketterling, Sperling, Osterland

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Oesterling Family Origin

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Oesterling Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oesterling family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oesterling. The most common Oesterling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Oesterling's were Farmers.

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Oesterling Historical Records

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Oesterling Life Expectancy

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