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Deister Name Meaning

German: regional name for someone from the Deister, a range of wooded hills between the rivers Leine and Weser.

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


Similar surnames: Meister, Reister, Leister, Wester, Geister, Deisler, Deisher, Reiser

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Deister Family Origin

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Deister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Grocer

    9%
  • Baggage Driver

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deister family was Baggage Driver. The most common Deister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Deister's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deister.

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Deister Historical Records

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Deister Life Expectancy

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