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Ester Family History

Ester Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived by a gate leading to cultivated land, from Middle High German ezzisch ‘seed field’ + tor ‘gate’.Jewish: variant of Esther.

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

105,743 Historical Documents with Ester on Ancestry.com
38,019 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,517 Military Records
3,397 Immigration Records
37,476 Census and Voter Lists
24,334 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ester Families

  • Number of Ester families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ester families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ester last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ester census records

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Ester Family Origin

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Ester Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ester

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ester Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ester census records

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Ester Civil War Service Records

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