Shuster Family History

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Shuster Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schuster or variant spelling of this as a Jewish surname. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Šuster, archaic occupational name, of German origin, for a shoemaker (see Schuster).

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


Similar surnames: Schuster, Shutter, Shuler, Huster, Hutter, Shuter, Sauter, Muster

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Shuster Family Origin

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Shuster Family Occupations

What did your Shuster ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Cransman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shuster. The most common Shuster occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Shuster's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Cransman

    50%

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

Shuster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Shuster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shuster 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Shuster. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shuster. For the veterans among your Shuster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shuster Life Expectancy

What is the average Shuster lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shuster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shuster in 1948 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shuster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shuster 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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