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Feister Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a stout man, from a noun derivative of Middle High German veiz(e)t ‘well covered’, ‘well fed’.

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


Similar surnames: Leister, Meister, Fenster, Nester, Weisser, Fister, Weisner, Finster

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Feister Family Origin

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Feister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feister family was Laborer. The most common Feister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Feister's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feister.

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Feister Historical Records

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Feister Life Expectancy

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