Kastner Family History

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Kastner Name Meaning

German (also Kästner): from Middle High German kastner, kestner, an occupational name for the steward of a granary (kornkasten) and hence, since general taxation developed from taxes on grain, a steward or treasurer responsible for financial matters at a court, monastery, or other institution. German (also Kästner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a joiner or furniture maker, from South German Kasten ‘box’, ‘chest’. Compare Kistner.

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


Similar surnames: Kaster, Kasner, Kostner, Kistner, Kantner, Kettner, Castner, Kassner

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Kastner Family Origin

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Kastner Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    25%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Hotel Keeper

    13%

In 1881, the most common Kastner occupation in Canada was Clerk. 25% of Kastner's were Clerks. Clerk, Farmer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kastner. A less common occupation for the Kastner family was Hotel Keeper.

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Kastner Historical Records

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Kastner Life Expectancy

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