Ester Family History

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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

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Ester Family Origin

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Ester Family Occupations

What did your Ester ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ester. 24% of Ester men worked as a General Labourer and 42% of Ester women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ester were General Labourer Food Dept and Manageress Drapery

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    24%
  • Civil Servant Vote Office House Of Commons
    8%
  • Farmworker
    8%
  • General Labourer Food Dept
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Housemaid
    6%
  • Manageress Drapery
    6%

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

Ester Historical Records

What Ester family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Ester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ester 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ester. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ester. For the veterans among your Ester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ester Life Expectancy

What is the average Ester lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ester

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.

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