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Deuster Family History

Deuster Name Meaning

German: nickname for a grim or low-spirited person from Middle High German diuster duster ‘black dark grim’.

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


Similar surnames: Lauster, Nester, Reuter, Rester, Deubler, Ester, Wester, Meister

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Where is the Deuster family from?

You can see how Deuster families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deuster family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Deuster families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 51 Deuster families living in Wisconsin. This was about 63% of all the recorded Deuster's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Deuster families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deuster surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deuster ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deuster. 34% of Deuster men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Deuster women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deuster were Stainer and Manager. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    34%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Stainer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Manager
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deuster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deuster census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 217 immigration records available for the last name Deuster. 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 Cards

There are 406 military records available for the last name Deuster. For the veterans among your Deuster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deuster lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Deuster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Deuster in 1944 was 54, and 57 in 2004.

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