Jester Family History

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Jester Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a jester, Middle English gester. German: from the Germanic personal name Gastharo, composed of the elements gast ‘warrior’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Bester, Pester, Tester, Jenner, Wester, Jetter, Vester, Mester

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Jester Family Origin

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Jester Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Cab Driver

    6%

In 1881, Grocer, Agricultural Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jester. A less common occupation for the Jester family was Cab Driver. The most common Jester occupation in the UK was Grocer. 11% of Jester's were Grocers.

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Jester Historical Records

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Jester Life Expectancy

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Famous Jester Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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