Aster Family History

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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 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Aster. 5% of Aster men worked as a Farm Labourer and 48% of Aster women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aster were Anctioneer Valuer fird Assior and Cleaner Winder Cotton Mill

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    3%
  • Aircraft Grinder
    3%
  • Anctioneer Valuer fird Assior
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Retired
    5%
  • Chocolate Factory Cook
    3%
  • Cleaner Winder Cotton Mill
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Aster Historical Records

What Aster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 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 916 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

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