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Mostrom Name Meaning

Norwegian (Mostrøm): habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Mostrøm from Old Norse mór ‘moor sandy plain’ + strøm ‘current’. Swedish (Moström): ornamental name a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Strom, Ostrom, Bostrom, Malstrom, Ostrem, Wistrom, Westrom, Ekstrom

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Where is the Mostrom family from?

You can see how Mostrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mostrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mostrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Mostrom families living in London. This was about 61% of all the recorded Mostrom's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Mostrom families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mostrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mostrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mostrom. 46% of Mostrom men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mostrom women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mostrom were Butcher and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Butcher
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mostrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mostrom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 527 immigration records available for the last name Mostrom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 178 military records available for the last name Mostrom. For the veterans among your Mostrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mostrom lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mostrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mostrom in 1951 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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