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Ostman Name Meaning

Swedish (Östman): ornamental or topographic name from öst (‘east’) + man ‘man’. Respelling of North German Ostmann.

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


Similar surnames: Ostmann, Osman, Ossman, Ortman, Oman, Oatman, Ottmann, Axtman

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Ostman Family Origin

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Ostman Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    50%
  • Produce Merchant

    50%

In 1881, the most common Ostman occupation in Canada was Baker. 50% of Ostman's were Bakers. Baker and Produce Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ostman.

Source: Census data for Ostman | Data not to scale

Ostman Historical Records

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Ostman Life Expectancy

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