Hoster Family History

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Hoster Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of hoods, from Middle English hodestre, a feminine form of Hodder. German (also Höster): habitational name for someone from either of two places called Host (see Host 5).

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

Similar surnames: Doster, Hosler, Huster, Poster, Holter, Hosier, Coster, Koster, Oster

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Hoster Family Origin

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Hoster Family Occupations

What did your Hoster ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, ag & General Lab, Ag. Lab. and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoster. A less common occupation for the Hoster family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hoster occupation in the UK was Ag & General Lab. 10% of Hoster's were Ag & General Labs.

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  • Ag & General Lab

  • Ag. Lab.

  • Civil Engineer

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hoster ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hoster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hoster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoster 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoster. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hoster. For the veterans among your Hoster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoster Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoster lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hoster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hoster in 1950 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoster 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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