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Ostroff Name Meaning

Westernized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Ostrov . American shortened and altered form of Russian Ukrainian Belorussian and Jewish Ostrovsky .

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

Similar surnames: Ostrow, Boroff, Stoloff, Sadoff, Soloff, Ostrofsky, Ostrosky, Petroff

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Where is the Ostroff family from?

You can see how Ostroff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ostroff family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ostroff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Ostroff families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Ostroff's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Ostroff families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ostroff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ostroff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectionery habordashery Wholesales and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ostroff. 100% of Ostroff men worked as a Confectionery habordashery Wholesales and 100% of Ostroff 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

  • Confectionery habordashery Wholesales

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ostroff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ostroff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ostroff. 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 690 military records available for the last name Ostroff. For the veterans among your Ostroff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ostroff lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ostroff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ostroff in 1942 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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