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

Where is the Coast family from?

Coast Family Occupations

What did your Coast ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coast family was Blacksmith. The most common Coast occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 26% of Coast's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Bank Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coast.

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  • Carpenter

    26%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Bank Clerk

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Coast Historical Records

What Coast family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Coast

Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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.

Famous Coast Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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