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Schuster Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker or repairer of shoes, Middle High German schuochsutære (a compound of schuoch ‘shoe’ + sutære ‘one who sews’), German Schuster, Yiddish shuster.

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


Similar surnames: Shuster, Schutter, Schuler, Schetter, Huster, Schissel, Schurter

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Schuster Family Origin

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Schuster Family Occupations

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  • Conveyencers

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Minister Gospel

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schuster family was Minister Gospel. The most common Schuster occupation in Canada was Conveyencers. 33% of Schuster's were Conveyencerss. Conveyencers and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schuster.

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Schuster Life Expectancy

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