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Mester Name Meaning

North German form of Meister or Dutch variant of Meester. Hungarian: occupational name for a teacher, or master craftsman, from the vocabulary word mester ‘master’, ‘craftsman’, or alternatively a status name for a learned person. Compare Meister.

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


Similar surnames: Master, Meister, Meester, Vester, Bester, Tester, Pester, Muster

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Mester Family Origin

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Mester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Boarding House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mester family was Boarding House. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mester. The most common Mester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Mester's were Farmers.

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Mester Historical Records

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Mester Life Expectancy

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