Isbister Family History

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Isbister Name Meaning

Scottish (Orkney): habitational name from any of several places in the Orkneys and Shetlands named Isbister.

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


Similar surnames: Seiser, Bester, Webster, Lister, Kister, Reister, Sisler, Stifter

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Isbister Family Origin

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Isbister Family Occupations

What did your Isbister ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accountant Lashier Stockexchange and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Isbister. 4% of Isbister men worked as an Accountant Lashier Stockexchange and 60% of Isbister women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Isbister were Bookkeeper cashier and Assoc Of Chartered Inst Of S Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accountant Lashier Stockexchange
    4%
  • Acetylene Burner (raes
    4%
  • Aircraft Inspector
    4%
  • Bookkeeper cashier
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    6%
  • Assoc Of Chartered Inst Of S Unpaid Domestic Duties
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Isbister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Isbister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isbister 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 Isbister. 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 782 military records available for the last name Isbister. For the veterans among your Isbister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Isbister Life Expectancy

What is the average Isbister lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Isbister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Isbister in 1958 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Isbister

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