Gust Family History

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Gust Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Jodocus, which is either a Latinized form of a Breton name, Iodoc, borne by a 7th-century Breton saint (compare Jost and Joyce) or from a reduced form of the personal name Augustus. Eastern German: probably from Slavic gost ‘stranger’, ‘guest’, hence a nickname like Gast.

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

Similar surnames: Gast, Just, Guse, Pust, Gunst, Kust, Bast, Dust, Rust, Baust

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Gust Family Origin

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Gust Family Occupations

What did your Gust ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Timber Porter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gust. 10% of Gust men worked as a Timber Porter and 40% of Gust women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gust were Colliery Father Below and Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Timber Porter
  • Barman
  • Carmen
  • Colliery Father Below

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • At School
  • Charwoman
  • Cleaner

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

Gust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Gust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gust 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gust. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Gust. For the veterans among your Gust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gust Life Expectancy

What is the average Gust lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gust in 1949 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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