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Kuster Name Meaning

German (also Küster): status name for a sexton or churchwarden, Middle High German kuster (Late Latin custor ‘guard’, ‘warden’). The umlaut of the modern form is due to association with other agent nouns in -er, from Old High German -ari (Latin -arius). Slovenian (Kušter): nickname for a person with disheveled hair, from kušter ‘tuft of hair’, ‘towhead’.

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


Similar surnames: Koster, Kuter, Huster, Kuester, Kusler, Muster, Kolter, Kaster

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Kuster Family Origin

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Kuster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kuster family was Grocer. The most common Kuster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kuster's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuster.

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Kuster Life Expectancy

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