Piester Family History

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Piester Name Meaning

Probably an altered form or variant of German Pfiester.

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


Similar surnames: Fiester, Pinter, Hiester, Kiester, Pfiester, Mester, Pieske, Bester

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Piester Family Origin

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Piester Family Occupations

What did your Piester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piester. The most common Piester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Piester's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Piester family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Barber

    4%

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

Piester Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Piester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piester census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Piester

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Piester. 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 Piester. For the veterans among your Piester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piester Life Expectancy

What is the average Piester lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Piester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Piester in 1951 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piester 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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