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Mebster Family History

Mebster Surname 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: Meister, Mester, Meester, Webster, Master, Fenster, Messer, Easter

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Where is the Mebster family from?

You can see how Mebster families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mebster family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mebster families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there was 1 Mebster family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Mebster's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Mebster families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mebster surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mebster ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 177 census records available for the last name Mebster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mebster census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 39 immigration records available for the last name Mebster. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13 military records available for the last name Mebster. For the veterans among your Mebster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mebster lifespan?

Average Mebster life expectancy in 1970 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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