Sester Family History

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Sester Name Meaning

South German (Baden): metonymic occupational name for a cooper who made measures, from Middle High German sehster, a dry or liquid measure (Latin sextarius).

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


Similar surnames: Tester, Pester, Wester, Ester, Nester, Bester, Setter, Hester, Jester

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Sester Family Origin

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Sester Family Occupations

What did your Sester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sester family was Keeping House. Farmer, At Home and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sester. The most common Sester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sester's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Brick Layer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sester ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sester Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sester 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Sester. 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 525 military records available for the last name Sester. For the veterans among your Sester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sester Life Expectancy

What is the average Sester lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sester in 1961 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sester 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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