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Oestmann Name Meaning

North German (rarely Östmann): variant of Oest . Compare Eastman and Ostmann .

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


Similar surnames: Ostmann, Horstmann, Oltmann, Ottmann, Ostman, Gehrmann, Ottman

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Where is the Oestmann family from?

You can see how Oestmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oestmann family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Oestmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there was 1 Oestmann family living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Oestmann's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Oestmann families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oestmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oestmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Oestmann. 37% of Oestmann men worked as a Farming and 100% of Oestmann women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farming
    37%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Owner
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Oestmann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 651 census records available for the last name Oestmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oestmann 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 319 immigration records available for the last name Oestmann. 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 162 military records available for the last name Oestmann. For the veterans among your Oestmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oestmann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Oestmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Oestmann in 1957 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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