Mostert Family History

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Mostert Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a grower or seller of mustard, from Middle Dutch mostaert (Old French mo(u)starde).

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

Similar surnames: Coster, Moser, Koster, Vosters, Master, Hoster, Moster, Doster

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Mostert Family Origin

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Mostert Family Occupations

What did your Mostert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mostert occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Mostert's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Mostert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 941 census records available for the last name Mostert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mostert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mostert. 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 387 military records available for the last name Mostert. For the veterans among your Mostert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mostert Life Expectancy

What is the average Mostert lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mostert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mostert in 1964 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mostert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mostert 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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