Caster Family History

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Caster Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Castor. Americanized spelling of German Kaster.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Custer, Cater, Casler, Coster, Canter, Casher, Master, Paster

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Caster Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Caster name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Caster. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Caster Family Origin

Where is the Caster family from?

Caster Family Occupations

What did your Caster ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caster family was Checker. The most common Caster occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Caster's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caster.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Son

  • Checker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caster ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caster Historical Records

What Caster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Caster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caster census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Caster. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Caster. For the veterans among your Caster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caster Life Expectancy

What is the average Caster lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Caster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Caster in 1954 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caster ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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