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Origins of the Ostermann surname

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About the Ostermanns

We have a total number of 212 records for people with the last name Ostermann.

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Where do most Ostermanns live?

In 1921, most Ostermanns lived in Northern Ireland.


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Interesting facts about Ostermanns

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 75 records for the Ostermann surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Ostermanns most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ostermanns.

What are the most common Ostermann first names?

  • Heinrich
  • Wilhelm
  • Anna
  • Anna Maria

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Common jobs for Ostermanns

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ostermanns in 1921
Boarding House Keeper

1

Colon

1

Dienstmagd

1

Governess French Teacher

1

Householder

1

Common Male occupations for Ostermanns in 1921
General Farmers

2

Glazier

2

Landwirth

2

Leibzuechter

2

Machinists

2

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