Kastner Family History

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Kastner Name Meaning

German (also Kästner): from Middle High German kastner, kestner, an occupational name for the steward of a granary (kornkasten) and hence, since general taxation developed from taxes on grain, a steward or treasurer responsible for financial matters at a court, monastery, or other institution. German (also Kästner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a joiner or furniture maker, from South German Kasten ‘box’, ‘chest’. Compare Kistner.

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

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Kastner Family Origin

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Kastner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Kastner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kastner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kastner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kastner.

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Kastner Life Expectancy

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