Last name: OSTRANDER

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OSTRANDER : This last name is indexed 22,950 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

OSTRANDER : 1: Altered form of Dutch Van Ostrande which is most likely a variant of Van Nostrand formed by misdivision of the preposition van ‘from of’ and the placename. The surname (Van) Ostrande is not found in the Netherlands.2: Swedish: probably of the same etymology as Ostrand the addition of the suffix -er giving the appearance of a name formed with the suffix -ander derived from Greek anēr (genitive andros) ‘man’. This surname is very rare in Sweden.3: In some cases reportedly also a shortened and altered form of Swedish Sjöstrand (see Sjostrand).

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