Peaster Family History

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Peaster Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Paster or Pastor.

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

Similar surnames: Heaster, Paster, Easter, Pester, Plaster, Teaster, Pelster, Platter

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Peaster Family Origin

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Peaster Family Occupations

What did your Peaster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peaster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Peaster's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peaster. A less common occupation for the Peaster family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Peaster Historical Records

What Peaster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peaster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peaster 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Peaster. 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 306 military records available for the last name Peaster. For the veterans among your Peaster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peaster Life Expectancy

What is the average Peaster lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Peaster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Peaster in 1958 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peaster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peaster 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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