Quester Family History

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Quester Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kuester, Tester, Bester, Kuster, Pester, Muster, Nester, Lester

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Quester Family Origin

Where is the Quester family from?

Quester Family Occupations

What did your Quester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer and Works In Lumber Yd. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quester. The most common Quester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Quester's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Works In Lumber Yd.

    25%

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

Quester Historical Records

What Quester family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 666 census records available for the last name Quester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quester 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Quester. 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 169 military records available for the last name Quester. For the veterans among your Quester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quester Life Expectancy

What is the average Quester lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Quester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Quester in 1954 was 51, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quester 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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