Haist Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Heist. English (Yorkshire): possibly a reduced form of Hayhurst. See also Hast.

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


Similar surnames: Hast, Baust, Faist, Hairr, Haws, Hirst, Ast, Bast, Cast, Kast

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Haist Family Origin

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Haist Family Occupations

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  • Engine Smith (E & M)

    25%
  • Flax Spinner

    25%
  • Pattern Maker (Arty)

    25%
  • Waiter

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Haist family was Waiter. Engine Smith (E & M), Flax Spinner and Pattern Maker (Arty) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haist. The most common Haist occupation in the UK was Engine Smith (E & M). 25% of Haist's were Engine Smith (E & M)s.

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Haist Historical Records

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Haist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Haist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Haist in 1946 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haist

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