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Dunster Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Dunster in Somerset, recorded in 1138 as Dunestore ‘craggy pinnacle (Old English torr) of a man named Dun(n)’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunstan, Munster, Fenster, Dunner, Muster, Doster, Luster, Unser

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Dunster Family Origin

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Dunster Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Shoe Maker

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dunster family was Shoe Maker. Carpenter and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dunster. The most common Dunster occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Dunster's were Carpenters.

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Dunster Historical Records

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Dunster Life Expectancy

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