Elster Family History

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Elster Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named. This is also the name of a river in Saxony, which in some cases may have given rise to the family name.

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


Similar surnames: Easter, Elsner, Doster, Eyster, Poster, Bester, Oster, Hoster, Ester

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Elster Family Origin

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Elster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Barber

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elster family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elster. The most common Elster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Elster's were Farmers.

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Elster Historical Records

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Elster Life Expectancy

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