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

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Dunst occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Dunst's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dunst. A less common occupation for the Dunst family was Laborer.

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Dunst Historical Records

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Dunst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunst

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