Kuester Family History

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Kuester Name Meaning

German (Küster): status name for a sexton (see Kuster).

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

Similar surnames: Kuster, Koester, Custer, Koetter, Koestner, Mester, Kuefler, Kuter

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Kuester Family Origin

Where is the Kuester family from?

Kuester Family Occupations

What did your Kuester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kuester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Kuester's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kuester family was Bank Clerk. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuester.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Bank Clerk


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

Kuester Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kuester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuester 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 895 immigration records available for the last name Kuester. 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 Kuester. For the veterans among your Kuester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuester Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuester lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kuester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kuester in 1942 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kuester 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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