Osland History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Osland family
The surname Osland was first found in Oxfordshire
where they held a family seat
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.
Early History of the Osland family
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Osland Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ostler, Hostler, Hosteller, Hostiller, Hustler, Oastler, Osler, Ossler, Husler and many more.
Early Notables of the Osland family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Osland family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Osland (post 1700)
- Les Osland (1921-1993), Canadian politician, New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1973 to 1977
- Erna Osland (b. 1951), Norwegian teacher and author of children's literature, awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for Best children's book in 1999
- Einar Osland (1886-1955), Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party
Historic Events for the Osland family
- William George Osland (d. 1945), British Leading Steward aboard the HMS Dorsetshire when she was struck by air bombers and sunk; he died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Force Z Survivors HMS Dorsetshire Crew List, (Retrieved 2018, February 13th), https://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listdorsetshirecrew.html
Osland Family Crest Products
- ^ Force Z Survivors HMS Dorsetshire Crew List, (Retrieved 2018, February 13th), https://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listdorsetshirecrew.html