Jobst Name Meaning

German: from the Biblical name Job, influenced by Jost (see Joost).

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


Similar surnames: Obst, Jost, Job, Joost, Joos, Yost, Just, Yoast, Yoest, Jobe

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Jobst Family Origin

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Jobst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Painter

    18%
  • Architect-Builder

    6%
  • At Home

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Jobst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Jobst's were Farmers. Farmer, Painter and Architect-Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jobst. A less common occupation for the Jobst family was At Home.

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Jobst Historical Records

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Jobst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Jobst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Jobst in 1942 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jobst

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