Hast Family History

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Hast Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Haste near Wunstorf or Osnabrück. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch haest ‘hasty’. Swedish: soldier’s name, from hast ‘haste’, ‘hurry’. English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): reduced form of Hayhurst.

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Host, Last, Haist, Mast, Hass, Hase, Hasty, Hatt, Bast

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Hast Family Origin

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Hast Family Occupations

What did your Hast ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hast. 85% of Hast women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Decorated Whouse Pottery
  • Household Duties Unpaid

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

Hast Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hast. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hast. For the veterans among your Hast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hast Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hast in 1953 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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