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Koester Name Meaning

Low German form of Küster ‘sexton’ (see Kuster). variant of Koster.

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


Similar surnames: Koster, Koestner, Kuester, Koesters, Kuster, Kister, Oester, Ketter

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Koester Family Origin

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Koester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Baker Grocer

    14%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Saloon Keeper

    14%

In 1881, the most common Koester occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Koester's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker Grocer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koester. A less common occupation for the Koester family was Saloon Keeper.

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Koester Historical Records

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Koester Life Expectancy

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