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Bestor Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Bester, possibly also of the German name.

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


Similar surnames: Bester, Astor, Best, Nestor, Nester, Pester, Mentor, Jester, Mester

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Bestor Family Origin

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Bestor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Civil Engineer

    8%
  • Real Estate Agt.

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bestor. The most common Bestor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bestor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bestor family was Real Estate Agt..

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Bestor Historical Records

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Bestor Life Expectancy

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