Boester Family History

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Boester Name Meaning

North German (Böster) from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian.

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


Similar surnames: Boster, Bester, Oester, Balster, Brester, Roesler, Koester, Boelter

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Boester Family Origin

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Boester Family Occupations

What did your Boester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boester occupation in the USA was At Home. 25% of Boester's were At Homes. At Home, Day Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boester. A less common occupation for the Boester family was Shoemaker.

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  • At Home

    25%
  • Day Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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

Boester Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boester 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 Boester. 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 Boester. For the veterans among your Boester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boester Life Expectancy

What is the average Boester lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Boester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boester in 1961 was 53, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boester 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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