Ester Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a gate leading to cultivated land, from Middle High German ezzisch ‘seed field’ + tor ‘gate’. Jewish: variant of Esther.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Wester, Esper, Etter, Nester, Vester, Hester, Esler, Pester

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ester Family Origin

Where is the Ester family from?

SHOW MORE

Ester Family Occupations

What did your Ester ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Beer Retailer

    20%
  • Gardener

    20%
  • Housekeeper (Lodging)

    20%
  • Music

    20%

In 1881, the most common Ester occupation in the UK was Beer Retailer. 20% of Ester's were Beer Retailers. A less common occupation for the Ester family was Music. Beer Retailer, Gardener and Housekeeper (Lodging) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ester.

Source: Census data for Ester | Data not to scale

Ester Historical Records

What Ester family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ester ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ester

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Ester Life Expectancy

What is the average Ester lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ester 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ester in 1953 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ester

Famous Ester Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name