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Kedster Family History

Kedster Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Keister, Keaster, Kester, Fenster, Easter, Koster, Tester, Ketter

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Where is the Kedster family from?

You can see how Kedster families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedster family name was found in Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there was 1 Kedster family living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedster's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Kedster families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedster surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedster ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Kedster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedster census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Kedster. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kedster. For the veterans among your Kedster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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