as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1190 when William Hostiler held estates.
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of this family name include: Ostler, Hostler, Hosteller, Hostiller, Hustler, Oastler, Osler, Ossler, Husler and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Ostler, who arrived in Antigua (Antego) in 1747; Volen Ostler, who arrived in Virginia in 1673; Samuel Ostler, who came to Virginia in 1674; Eliz Ostler, who settled in Virginia in 1682.