Dunst Family History

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Dunst Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German dunst ‘steam’, ‘haze’; figuratively, ‘need’, ‘care’; probably a nickname for someone beset with cares and worries.

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

Similar surnames: Durst, Kunst, Quast, Dust, Bunt, Wurst, Mundt, Dunne, Hundt, Hurst

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Dunst Family Origin

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Dunst Family Occupations

What did your Dunst ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener (retired) was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dunst.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener (retired)

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

Dunst Historical Records

What Dunst family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dunst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunst 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 613 immigration records available for the last name Dunst. 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 980 military records available for the last name Dunst. For the veterans among your Dunst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunst Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dunst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dunst in 1962 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunst 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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