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Ostrander Surname Origin

(Origin Dutch) The lord of the east shore, from oste, east, strand, the shore, and heer, lord or master; he that must have his due of a stranded ship.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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