Shester Family History

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Shester 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: Chester, Hester, Tester, Bester, Pester, Nester, Lester, Vester

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Shester Family Origin

Where is the Shester family from?

Shester Family Occupations

What did your Shester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shester's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shester Historical Records

What Shester family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 382 census records available for the last name Shester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shester 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Shester. 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 40 military records available for the last name Shester. For the veterans among your Shester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shester Life Expectancy

What is the average Shester lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1993, in the United States, Shester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Shester in 1975 was 89, and 80 in 1993.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shester 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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