Osterkamp Family History

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Osterkamp Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from oster ‘east’, ‘easterly’ + kamp ‘enclosed field’, ‘domain’.

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


Similar surnames: Westerkamp, Overkamp, Oldenkamp, Seekamp, Steinkamp, Haverkamp

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Osterkamp Family Origin

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Osterkamp Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Osterkamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Osterkamp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osterkamp family was Grocer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osterkamp.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%

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Osterkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Osterkamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osterkamp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Osterkamp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Osterkamp. For the veterans among your Osterkamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osterkamp Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Osterkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Osterkamp in 1951 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osterkamp

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