Ostermeier Family History

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Ostermeier Name Meaning

German and Dutch: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (Meyer) living to the east (see Oster) of a settlement. In the Netherlands this surname is more commonly written Oost(er)meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Obermeyer, Angermeier, Ostermiller, Stegmaier, Ortmeier, Bergmeier

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Ostermeier Family Origin

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Ostermeier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Druggist

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Ostermeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ostermeier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ostermeier family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostermeier.

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Ostermeier Life Expectancy

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