Auster Family History

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Auster Name Meaning

German: variant of Oster, a topographic name for someone living to the east of a settlement.

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

Similar surnames: Easter, Luster, Amster, Achter, Huster, Austen, Auer, Hurter, Putter

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Auster Family Origin

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Auster Family Occupations

What did your Auster ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bank Clerk, Gun Maker and Income Derived From Land were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auster. A less common occupation for the Auster family was Manufacturer (40 Men). The most common Auster occupation in the UK was Bank Clerk. 14% of Auster's were Bank Clerks.

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  • Bank Clerk

  • Gun Maker

  • Income Derived From Land

  • Manufacturer (40 Men)


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

Auster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Auster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auster 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Auster. 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 853 military records available for the last name Auster. For the veterans among your Auster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Auster Life Expectancy

What is the average Auster lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Auster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Auster in 1962 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Auster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Auster 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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