Dienst Family History

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Dienst Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the servant of a lord or lady, Middle High German dienest. The term also meant ‘service’, ‘tax’ and in this sense may have been a status name.

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


Similar surnames: Diener, Dies, Drost, Kienast, Dunst, Bien, Hirst, Fendt, Diss, Dent

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Dienst Family Origin

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Dienst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Dentist

    12%
  • Carpenter And Farmer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Dienst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dienst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dienst family was Carpenter And Farmer. Farmer, Laborer and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dienst.

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Dienst Historical Records

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Dienst Life Expectancy

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