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Poster Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Post, Posta, or Postau. Eastern German: nickname for a person who regularly fasted, from Sorbian postar ‘faster’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Koster, Postel, Oster, Pester, Doster, Posner, Hoster, Paster, Porter

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Poster Family Origin

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Poster Family Occupations

What did your Poster ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cab Driver

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Gun Maker

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1881, the most common Poster occupation in the UK was Cab Driver. 17% of Poster's were Cab Drivers. A less common occupation for the Poster family was Laborer. Cab Driver, Carpenter and Gun Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poster.

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Poster Historical Records

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Poster Life Expectancy

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