Eyster Family History

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Eyster Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Eisten in Emsland district.

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


Similar surnames: Elster, Easter, Esther, Ester, Oyster, Bester, Poster, Elsner, Nester

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Eyster Family Origin

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Eyster Family Occupations

What did your Eyster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eyster family was Carpenter. The most common Eyster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Eyster's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eyster.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Eyster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eyster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyster 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eyster. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eyster. For the veterans among your Eyster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eyster Life Expectancy

What is the average Eyster lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eyster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eyster in 1962 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eyster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eyster 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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