Garst Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Gase, Gast, Gerst, Garis, Gares, Karst, Ast, Hast, Gary, Faust

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Garst Family Origin

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Garst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farmer & Miller

    2%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garst family was Keeping House. The most common Garst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Garst's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer & Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garst.

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Garst Historical Records

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Garst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Garst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Garst in 1950 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garst

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