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Aster Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German agelster ‘magpie’, which was known especially in the Middle Ages for mischievous tricks. English: perhaps a variant of Easter.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Easter, Ester, Astor, Kaster, Master, Asker, Asper, Hastert

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Aster Family Origin

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Aster Family Occupations

What did your Aster ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Aster occupation in the UK was Brewers Dray Man. 10% of Aster's were Brewers Dray Mans. Brewers Dray Man, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aster. A less common occupation for the Aster family was Drapers Asst.

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  • Brewers Dray Man

    10%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Drapers Asst

    10%

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

Aster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aster 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Aster. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Aster. For the veterans among your Aster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aster Life Expectancy

What is the average Aster lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Aster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Aster in 1962 was 81, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aster 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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