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Galster Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: nickname for a trickster, from Middle High German galster ‘deceit’, also, in Swabia, ‘magpie’, and in this sense it may have been a nickname for a pilferer or petty thief.

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


Similar surnames: Ganster, Gilster, Balster, Gasser, Gerster, Polster, Aster, Balter

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Galster Family Origin

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Galster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Gartner

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Galster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Galster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Galster family was Tailor. Farmer, Gartner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galster.

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Galster Historical Records

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Galster Life Expectancy

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