Otterbein Family History

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Otterbein Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German oter ‘otter’ + bein ‘bone’, ‘leg’; its precise application is unclear.

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


Similar surnames: Gantenbein, Otterman, Osterberg, Rehbein, Hottenstein, Oberbeck

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Otterbein Family Origin

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Otterbein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Servant

    27%
  • Brewer

    9%
  • Factory Hand

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Otterbein. The most common Otterbein occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Otterbein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Otterbein family was Factory Hand.

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Otterbein Historical Records

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Otterbein Life Expectancy

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