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Rester Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): from a derivative of Middle High German reste ‘rest’, ‘resting place’, originally a nickname for someone who took a rest on a military expedition.

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

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Rester Family Origin

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Rester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    28%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rester family was Farming. The most common Rester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Rester's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rester.

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Rester Historical Records

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Rester Life Expectancy

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