Ester Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a gate leading to cultivated land, from Middle High German ezzisch ‘seed field’ + tor ‘gate’. Jewish: variant of Esther.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Wester, Esper, Etter, Nester, Vester, Hester, Esler, Pester

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Ester Family Origin

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Ester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Ester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ester's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ester. A less common occupation for the Ester family was Farm Laborer.

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Ester Historical Records

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Ester Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ester in 1953 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ester

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