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Ostheimer Surname Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of a number of places called Ostheim in Hesse Franconia and Thuringia. This surname is also found in France (Alsace).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Westheimer, Sontheimer, Steiner, Manheimer, Wertheimer, Strenger

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Where is the Ostheimer family from?

You can see how Ostheimer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ostheimer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Ostheimer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Ostheimer families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Ostheimer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ostheimer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ostheimer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ostheimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread Salesman Roundsm and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ostheimer. 100% of Ostheimer men worked as a Bread Salesman Roundsm and 67% of Ostheimer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bread Salesman Roundsm

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Toy Factory Cracker Hand
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ostheimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostheimer 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 837 immigration records available for the last name Ostheimer. 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 943 military records available for the last name Ostheimer. For the veterans among your Ostheimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ostheimer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Ostheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ostheimer in 1961 was 53, and 78 in 2003.

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