Clester Family History

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Clester Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Klooster.

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


Similar surnames: Cluster, Kloster, Center, Mester, Bester, Fester, Hiester, Custer

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Clester Family Origin

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Clester Family Occupations

What did your Clester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Clester's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clester family was Rr Laborer. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Clester.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Rr Laborer

    9%

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

Clester Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clester 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clester. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Clester. For the veterans among your Clester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clester Life Expectancy

What is the average Clester lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Clester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Clester in 1958 was 63, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clester 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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