Hoster Family History

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Hoster Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of hoods, from Middle English hodestre, a feminine form of Hodder. German (also Höster): habitational name for someone from either of two places called Host (see Host 5).

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

Similar surnames: Doster, Hosler, Huster, Poster, Holter, Hosier, Coster, Koster, Oster

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Hoster Family Origin

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Hoster Family Occupations

What did your Hoster ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoster. 17% of Hoster men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Hoster women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoster were Clerk and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hoster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hoster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoster 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoster. 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 Hoster. For the veterans among your Hoster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoster Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hoster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hoster in 1950 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

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