Deist Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Deisten, near Celle (Hannover).

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


Similar surnames: Heist, Geist, Heit, Kleist, Wist, Deiss, Leist, Diss, Daisy, De Sa

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Deist Family Origin

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Deist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farmer And Stone Mason

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Baker

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deist family was Baker. The most common Deist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Deist's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer And Stone Mason and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deist.

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Deist Historical Records

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Deist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Deist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Deist in 1957 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deist

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