Coast Family History

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Coast Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kost, found chiefly in PA, OH, and NY.

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

Similar surnames: Cast, Cost, Coash, Yoast, Roat, Coar, Yost, Cease, Case, Coale

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Coast Family Origin

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Coast Family Occupations

What did your Coast ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coast. 4% of Coast men worked as a General Labourer and 45% of Coast women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coast were Baker salesman and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Armament Fitter
  • Baker salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Hosiery Machinist
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Coast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coast 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Coast. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Coast. For the veterans among your Coast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coast Life Expectancy

What is the average Coast lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Coast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Coast in 1954 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coast 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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