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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

What did your Isbister ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Engine Driver

    20%
  • Lamp Agt.

    20%
  • Pattern Maker

    20%

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

Isbister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Isbister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isbister 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Isbister. 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 Isbister. For the veterans among your Isbister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Isbister Life Expectancy

What is the average Isbister lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Isbister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Isbister in 1958 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Isbister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Isbister 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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