Luster Family History

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Luster Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Lust. Perhaps also English, a variant of Lester.

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


Similar surnames: Lutter, Huster, Lester, Muster, Laster, Auster, Custer, Buser, Easter

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Luster Family Origin

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Luster Family Occupations

What did your Luster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Luster family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luster. The most common Luster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Luster's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Luster Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Luster Life Expectancy

What is the average Luster lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Luster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Luster in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luster 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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