Kostner Family History

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Kostner Name Meaning

German (Köstner) occupational name from the Bavarian, Franconian dialect word Köstner ‘granary administrator’, ‘treasurer’. German (Köstner): habitational name for someone from either of two places: Kösten near Bamberg, or Köstenberg. German: topographic name for someone living on a ‘shelf’ in the mountains, from Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’.

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


Similar surnames: Kastner, Koestner, Koster, Doster, Kettner, Kasner, Poster, Kloster

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Kostner Family Origin

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Kostner Family Occupations

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  • Book Binder

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Kostner occupation in the USA was Book Binder. 14% of Kostner's were Book Binders. A less common occupation for the Kostner family was Keeping House. Book Binder, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kostner.

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Kostner Historical Records

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Kostner Life Expectancy

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