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Huster Name Meaning

German:: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Husten in Westphalia. nickname for someone with a cough from Middle High German huosten ‘to cough’. occupational name for a harvester of grass or grain from Middle High German hūsten ‘to set up sheaves of hay or grain’.

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


Similar surnames: Hutter, Hoster, Kuster, Hurter, Poster, Nester, Husted, Huter, Buser

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Where is the Huster family from?

You can see how Huster families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huster family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huster families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Huster families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Huster's in USA. New York had the highest population of Huster families in 1840.
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What did your Huster ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huster. 20% of Huster men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Huster women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huster were Clerk and Secretary. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Secretary
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Huster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huster census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Huster. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Huster. For the veterans among your Huster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huster lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Huster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Huster in 1961 was 41, and 88 in 2004.

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