Christ Family History

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Christ Name Meaning

German: from the Latin personal name Christus ‘Christ’ (see Christian). The name Christ (Latin Christus) is from Greek Khristos, a derivative of khriein ‘to anoint’, a calque of Hebrew mashiach ‘Messiah’, which likewise means literally ‘the anointed’. English: variant of Crist.

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

Similar surnames: Crist, Chris, Cristo, Crisp, Caris, Chriss, Chryst, Christos, Ghrist

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Christ Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Christ name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Christ. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Christ Family Origin

Where is the Christ family from?

Christ Family Occupations

What did your Christ ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker, Clerk and Leather Goods Manufr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christ. The most common Christ occupation in the UK was Baker. 20% of Christ's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Christ family was Pork Butcher.

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  • Baker

  • Clerk

  • Leather Goods Manufr

  • Pork Butcher


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

Christ Historical Records

What Christ family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Christ. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christ 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Christ. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Christ. For the veterans among your Christ ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Christ Life Expectancy

What is the average Christ lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Christ life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Christ in 1942 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christ 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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