Istre Family History

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Istre Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads so named.

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

Similar surnames: Ostrem, Watne, Ostby, Streu, Stare, Mestre, Matre, Stile, Irace

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Istre Family Origin

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Istre Family Occupations

What did your Istre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Istre. 30% of Istre men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Istre women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Istre were Farm Hand and House Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
  • Laundress
  • Cook
  • House Girl

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

Istre Historical Records

What Istre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Istre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Istre 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 81 immigration records available for the last name Istre. 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 865 military records available for the last name Istre. For the veterans among your Istre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Istre Life Expectancy

What is the average Istre lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Istre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Istre in 1955 was 59, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Istre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Istre 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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