Luyster Family History

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Luyster Name Meaning

Dutch (van de Luyster): habitational name, probably from Lijster, a place name which occurs in Beernem and Emelgem.

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


Similar surnames: Luster, Muster, Munster, Lester, Luter, Huster, Eyster, Linster

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Luyster Family Origin

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Luyster Family Occupations

What did your Luyster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Luyster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Luyster's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luyster. A less common occupation for the Luyster family was Butler.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    2%
  • Butler

    2%

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

Luyster Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Luyster Life Expectancy

What is the average Luyster lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Luyster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Luyster in 1964 was 82, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luyster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luyster 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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