Karst Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German karst ‘mattock’, ‘hoe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such tools.

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


Similar surnames: Last, Kast, Nast, Forst, Bast, Hardt, Karre, Gast, Kaas, Kastl

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Karst Family Origin

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Karst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karst. The most common Karst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Karst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karst family was Butcher.

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Karst Historical Records

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Karst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Karst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Karst in 1959 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karst

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