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Kister Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kist. variant of Kistner. from Kirst, a pet form of the personal name Christian. variant of Küster ‘sexton’ (see Kuster).

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


Similar surnames: Koster, Kuster, Kaster, Rister, Kinter, Kisker, Mitter, Hoster

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Kister Family Origin

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Kister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kister. A less common occupation for the Kister family was Retired Farmer. The most common Kister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Kister's were Farmers.

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Kister Historical Records

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Kister Life Expectancy

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