Koestler Family History

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Koestler Name Meaning

topographic name from Latin costa ‘rocky ledge’. variant of Koster.

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


Similar surnames: Koestner, Kostner, Koester, Kiesler, Diestler, Kossler, Kastler

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Koestler Family Origin

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Koestler Family Occupations

What did your Koestler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, News Dealer and Safe Manufacturer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Koestler. A less common occupation for the Koestler family was Seamstress. The most common Koestler occupation in the USA was News Dealer. 33% of Koestler's were News Dealers.

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  • News Dealer

    33%
  • Safe Manufacturer

    33%
  • Seamstress

    33%

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

Koestler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koestler Life Expectancy

What is the average Koestler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Koestler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Koestler in 1957 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koestler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koestler 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.

Famous Koestler Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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