Oaster Family History

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Oaster Name 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: Master, Oster, Easter, Paster, Laster, Kaster, Aster, Oyster, Oester

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Oaster Family Origin

Where is the Oaster family from?

Oaster Family Occupations

What did your Oaster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oaster family was Brick & Stone Mason. Farmer, Auctioneer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oaster. The most common Oaster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Oaster's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Auctioneer

  • Carpenter

  • Brick & Stone Mason


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

Oaster Historical Records

What Oaster family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Oaster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oaster 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 58 immigration records available for the last name Oaster. 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 197 military records available for the last name Oaster. For the veterans among your Oaster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oaster Life Expectancy

What is the average Oaster lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Oaster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Oaster in 1963 was 60, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oaster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oaster 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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