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Nester Name Meaning

German: presumably a topographic name from Middle High German nest ‘nest’, ‘hideout’, ‘home’, or possibly a nickname for a surly person, from a derivative of Middle High German nast ‘knot’ (see Nast). German: habitational name for someone from Nest, a place near Köslin in eastern Germany. Possibly an altered spelling of Nestor.

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


Similar surnames: Nesser, Netter, Pester, Bester, Rester, Reuter, Tester, Wester, Ester

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Nester Family Origin

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Nester Family Occupations

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  • (Navvy) Excavator

    9%
  • Brick Maker

    9%
  • Bricklayer

    9%
  • Cotton Mill Grinder

    9%

In 1881, (Navvy) Excavator, Brick Maker and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nester. The most common Nester occupation in the UK was (Navvy) Excavator. 9% of Nester's were (Navvy) Excavators. A less common occupation for the Nester family was Cotton Mill Grinder.

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Nester Historical Records

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Nester Life Expectancy

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