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Laster Family History

Laster Name Meaning
variant of Lester.occupational name for a maker of cobblers’ lasts, from Middle English last, lest, the wooden form in the shape of a foot used for making or repairing shoes (Old English l?ste from last ‘footprint’).

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

108,809 Historical Documents with Laster on Ancestry.com
32,248 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,565 Military Records
1,464 Immigration Records
23,128 Census and Voter Lists
46,404 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Laster Families

  • Number of Laster families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laster families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Laster families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laster census records

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Laster Family Origin

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Laster Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Laster families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Laster

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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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Laster Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laster census records

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Laster Civil War Service Records

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