Hiester Family History

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Hiester Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): probably a habitational name from a place so named near Celle.

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


Similar surnames: Nester, Kiesler, Bester, Holster, Heeter, Fieser, Piester, Hester

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Hiester Family Origin

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Hiester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Brickmason

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hiester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hiester's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hiester family was Brickmason. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiester.

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Hiester Historical Records

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Hiester Life Expectancy

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