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Isbister Name Meaning

Scottish (Orkney): habitational name from any of several places in the Orkneys and Shetlands named Isbister.

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


Similar surnames: Seiser, Bester, Webster, Lister, Kister, Reister, Sisler, Stifter

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Isbister Family Origin

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Isbister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Engine Driver

    20%
  • Lamp Agt.

    20%
  • Pattern Maker

    20%

In 1880, the most common Isbister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Isbister's were Farmers. Farmer, Engine Driver and Lamp Agt. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Isbister. A less common occupation for the Isbister family was Pattern Maker.

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Isbister Historical Records

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Isbister Life Expectancy

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