Huist Family History

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Huist Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hurst, Quist, Hulst, Huish, Haist, Hust, Guist, Heist, Huitt, Buist

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Huist Family Origin

Where is the Huist family from?

Huist Family Occupations

What did your Huist ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker, Joiner and Machine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huist. A less common occupation for the Huist family was Tailoress. The most common Huist occupation in the UK was Baker. 25% of Huist's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Joiner

  • Machine Fitter

  • Tailoress


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

Huist Historical Records

What Huist family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 488 census records available for the last name Huist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huist 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Huist. 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 55 military records available for the last name Huist. For the veterans among your Huist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huist Life Expectancy

What is the average Huist lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1999, in the United States, Huist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Huist in 1972 was 55, and 80 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huist 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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