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Posten Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Post 1 or 2; or alternatively from a (dialect) variant of the personal name Sebastian.

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


Similar surnames: Kosten, Osten, Posen, Poster, Josten, Postel, Rosten, Porten, Post

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Posten Family Origin

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Posten Family Occupations

What did your Posten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Posten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Posten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Posten. A less common occupation for the Posten family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Posten Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Posten ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Posten Life Expectancy

What is the average Posten lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Posten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Posten in 1942 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Posten 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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