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Roster Name Meaning

German (also Röster): occupational name for a lime burner, smelter, or blacksmith, a variant of Rost, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Poster, Koster, Rotter, Roser, Doster, Rister, Rosser, Rosler, Coster

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Roster Family Origin

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Roster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Roster occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Roster's were Farmers.

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Roster Historical Records

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Roster Life Expectancy

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