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Roster Name Meaning

German (also Röster): occupational name for a lime burner, smelter, or blacksmith, a variant of Rost, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

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Roster Family Origin

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Roster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Miner

    7%

In 1880, the most common Roster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Roster's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roster. A less common occupation for the Roster family was Miner.

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Roster Historical Records

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Roster Life Expectancy

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