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Oester Name Meaning

Swiss German: perhaps a shortened form of a compound name formed with Öster; see for example Oesterling.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Hester, Boester, Fester, Vester, Bester, Mester, Oyster

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Oester Family Origin

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Oester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Basket Maker

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Drayman

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oester family was Drayman. The most common Oester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Oester's were Farmers. Farmer, Basket Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oester.

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Oester Historical Records

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Oester Life Expectancy

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