Litster Family History

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Litster Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dyer, Middle English litster (see Lister).

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


Similar surnames: Lidster, Lister, Laster, Latter, Leister, Lester, Hoster, Pitter

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Litster Family Origin

Where is the Litster family from?

Litster Family Occupations

What did your Litster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Litster occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Litster's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Litster family was Taylor. Carpenter and Keeps A Hotel were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Litster.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Keeps A Hotel

    33%
  • Taylor

    33%

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

Litster Historical Records

What Litster family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Litster Life Expectancy

What is the average Litster lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Litster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Litster in 1964 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Litster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Litster 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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