Edminster Family History

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Edminster Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish Edmiston.

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


Similar surnames: Edmister, Edmisten, Edmison, Edmonston, Mister, Rementer, Menser

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Edminster Family Origin

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Edminster Family Occupations

What did your Edminster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edminster. The most common Edminster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Edminster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edminster family was Advertising.

View Census data for Edminster | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Advertising

    3%

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

Edminster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edminster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edminster 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 Edminster. 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 Edminster. For the veterans among your Edminster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edminster Life Expectancy

What is the average Edminster lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Edminster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Edminster in 1955 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edminster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edminster 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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