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Heister Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Hester 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hester, Mester, Heisner, Heisser, Heiter, Eister, Heiser, Leister

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Heister Family Origin

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Heister Family Occupations

What did your Heister ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heister. The most common Heister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Heister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heister family was Keeping House.

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Heister Historical Records

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Heister Life Expectancy

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