Gaster Family History

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Gaster Name Meaning

German: from a variant of a personal name formed with Gast.

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

Similar surnames: Gasper, Jaster, Ganter, Paster, Kaster, Master, Ganster, Gasser

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Gaster Family Origin

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Gaster Family Occupations

What did your Gaster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaster family was Brick Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaster. The most common Gaster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gaster's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Maker


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

Gaster Historical Records

What Gaster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gaster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaster 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 803 immigration records available for the last name Gaster. 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 946 military records available for the last name Gaster. For the veterans among your Gaster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaster Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaster lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gaster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gaster in 1959 was 54, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaster 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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