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Koester Name Meaning

Low German form of Küster ‘sexton’ (see Kuster). variant of Koster.

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


Similar surnames: Koster, Koestner, Kuester, Koesters, Kuster, Kister, Oester, Ketter

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Koester Family Origin

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Koester Family Occupations

What did your Koester ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Koester Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Koester ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Koester Life Expectancy

What is the average Koester lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Koester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koester in 1943 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koester 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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