Ostmann Family History

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Ostmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Ost (‘east’) + Low German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ostman, Ottmann, Portmann, Wortmann, Ostermann, Horstmann, Ohlmann

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Ostmann Family Origin

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Ostmann Family Occupations

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  • Book Keeper

    25%
  • Carriage Wood Maker

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Ostmann occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 25% of Ostmann's were Book Keepers. A less common occupation for the Ostmann family was Teamster. Book Keeper, Carriage Wood Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostmann.

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Ostmann Historical Records

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Ostmann Life Expectancy

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