Hostler Family History

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Hostler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the keeper of an inn or hostelry, a variant of Ostler.

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


Similar surnames: Hosler, Hoster, Ostler, Postler, Rottler, Whistler, Holler, Kottler

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Hostler Family Origin

Where is the Hostler family from?

Hostler Family Occupations

What did your Hostler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hostler family was Carpenter. The most common Hostler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hostler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hostler.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Hostler Historical Records

What Hostler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hostler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hostler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hostler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hostler. 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 Hostler. For the veterans among your Hostler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hostler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hostler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hostler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hostler in 1957 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hostler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hostler 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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