Ostrow Family History

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Ostrow Name Meaning

Polish (Ostrów) and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from any of several places called Ostrów, named with ostrów ‘island’, ‘water meadow’. Jewish (American): shortened form of Ostrowski.

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


Similar surnames: Ostrov, Strom, Mostrom, Ostrom, Ostrem, Ostroff, Barrow, Zastrow

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Ostrow Family Origin

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Ostrow Family Occupations

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  • Coal Dealer

    50%
  • Traveling Man

    50%

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In 1880, Coal Dealer and Traveling Man were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ostrow. The most common Ostrow occupation in the USA was Coal Dealer. 50% of Ostrow's were Coal Dealers.

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Ostrow Historical Records

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Ostrow Life Expectancy

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