Faist Family History

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Faist Name Meaning

German: variant of Feist.

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

Similar surnames: Foist, Fait, Feist, Haist, Faust, Fast, Feidt, Faix, Ferst, Foit

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Faist Family Origin

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Faist Family Occupations

What did your Faist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Faist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faist family was Baker. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faist.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Shoemaker

  • Baker


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

Faist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Faist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faist 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 601 immigration records available for the last name Faist. 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 673 military records available for the last name Faist. For the veterans among your Faist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faist Life Expectancy

What is the average Faist lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Faist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Faist in 1954 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faist 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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