Amster Family History
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Amster Name Meaning
Dutch: from a derivative of Amstel, the name of the river that flows through Amsterdam; hence a habitational name for someone from Amsterdam, equivalent of van Amstel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Hamster ‘hoarder’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Amsler, Oster, Poster, Achter, Tester, Nester, Doster, Auster, Easter