Paster Family History

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Paster Name Meaning

German: variant of Pastor 2. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Polish pasterz ‘shepherd’. English: generally a variant of Pastor, but possibly in some cases an occupational name for a baker, from an agent derivative of Old French paste ‘paste or dough’.

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

Similar surnames: Pester, Pastor, Plaster, Panter, Master, Poster, Easter, Kasner

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Paster Family Origin

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Paster Family Occupations

What did your Paster ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Paster. 60% of Paster men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

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

Paster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Paster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paster 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 Paster. 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 941 military records available for the last name Paster. For the veterans among your Paster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paster Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Paster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Paster in 1953 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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