Osterhout Family History

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Osterhout Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name from oster ‘eastern’ + hout ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Osterholt, Osterloh, Overholt, Oster, Osterhoudt, Osterholm

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Osterhout Family Origin

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Osterhout Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Osterhout family was Farmer Son. The most common Osterhout occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Osterhout's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterhout.

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Osterhout Historical Records

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Osterhout Life Expectancy

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