Luster Family History

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Luster Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Lust. Perhaps also English, a variant of Lester.

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

Similar surnames: Lutter, Huster, Lester, Muster, Laster, Auster, Custer, Buser, Easter

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Luster Family Origin

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Luster Family Occupations

What did your Luster ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Luster. 28% of Luster men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Luster women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luster were Farming and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Luster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Luster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luster 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luster. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Luster. For the veterans among your Luster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luster Life Expectancy

What is the average Luster lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Luster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Luster in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luster 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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