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The distinguished surname Ostrander is of Dutch origin, and can be literally translated as "from the east border." The name may have been originally borne by one who lived near the eastern border of a town, province, or country.

Ostrander Early Origins



The surname Ostrander was first found in Holland, where the ancestral home of the Ostrander family is thought to be located.

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Ostrander Spelling Variations


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Ostrander Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ostrander, Oostrander, Oestrander, Ooster and others.

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Ostrander Early History


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Ostrander Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ostrander research. Another 346 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1654 and 1657 are included under the topic Early Ostrander History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ostrander Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ostrander Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ostrander Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ostrander Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Pieter Pietersen Ostrander, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Ostrander Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Ostrander, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • F. Ostrander, aged 28, who arrived in America from London, in 1894
  • On Ostrander, who landed in Colorado in 1896 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Urr Ostrander, who landed in Colorado in 1896 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Ostrander Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • L.B. Ostrander, aged 38, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • A. I. Ostrander, aged 53, who arrived in America, in 1906
  • Henriette Ostrander, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1907
  • Charles F. Ostrander, who arrived in America, in 1909
  • Susie Ostrander, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ostrander Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Antonius Ostrander U.E., (Anthoney Thunis) (b. 1736) from Rensselaer County, New York, USA who died before arriving in Canada c. 1777 he died in action, but his wife Elizabeth Anna née Proper and 6 children settled in Canada [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Andrew Ostrander U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ostrander (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ostrander (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Lester Smith Ostrander (1895-1965), American Director of Publications Division, Office of the Adjutant-General (1945)
  • Rick Ostrander, American provost at Cornerstone University
  • Isabel Egenton Ostrander (1883-1924), American mystery writer
  • Arthur Frederick Ostrander Sr. (1895-1978), American assistant to the scientist and inventor George Poe
  • Josh Ostrander, American singer-songwriter
  • Thomas Clinton "T. C." Ostrander (b. 1985), American football quarterback
  • John Ostrander (b. 1949), American writer of comic books
  • Elisha Ostrander, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Sullivan and Ulster counties, 1818-19
  • Cash Orville Ostrander (b. 1955), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2004, 2008 (alternate)
  • F. E. Ostrander, American politician, Mayor of Tempe, Arizona, 1932-34
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Ostrander


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Suggested Readings for the name Ostrander



  • Ostrander Family Vital Records: Births, Baptisms and Marriages of the Ostrander Family in New York State and Nearby from 1600 by Barbara Dahl.

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Ostrander Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  5. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  11. ...

The Ostrander Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ostrander Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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