Roster Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Roster Name Meaning

German (also Röster): occupational name for a lime burner, smelter, or blacksmith, a variant of Rost, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Poster, Koster, Rotter, Roser, Doster, Rister, Rosser, Rosler, Coster

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Roster Family Origin

Where is the Roster family from?

SHOW MORE

Roster Family Occupations

What did your Roster ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Bricklayer

    10%
  • Currier

    10%
  • General Practioner

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Roster family was General Practioner. The most common Roster occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Roster's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roster.

Source: Census data for Roster | Data not to scale

Roster Historical Records

What Roster family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Roster ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Roster

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Roster Life Expectancy

What is the average Roster lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roster 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Roster Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name