Muster Family History

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Muster Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Munster 1. English: variant of Musters, a habitational name of Norman origin, from Les Moutiers-Hubert in Calvados, France. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): old form of Mostar ‘bridge keeper’, an agent derivative of must, an archaic spelling of most ‘bridge’. This name is also found in German-speaking countries.

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

Similar surnames: Munster, Mester, Mutter, Master, Kuster, Paster, Luster, Muter

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Muster Family Origin

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Muster Family Occupations

What did your Muster ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Blacksmith was the top reported job for people in the CA named Muster. 17% of Muster men worked as a Blacksmith

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Blacksmith
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Laborer
  • Merchant

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

Muster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Muster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muster 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 Muster. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Muster. For the veterans among your Muster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muster Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Muster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Muster in 1958 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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