Finster Family History
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Finster Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German finster ‘dark’, ‘gloomy’, or Yiddish fintster (Middle High German vinster). The name may have referred to a person’s habitual character, or it may have been acquired as a result of some now irrecoverable anecdote.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Fenster, Finger, Winter, Fisher, Fieser, Ganster, Fister, Finner