Keast Name Meaning

Cornish: nickname for a fat man, from Cornish kest ‘paunch’.

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


Similar surnames: Kraft, Kras, Boast, Gast, Geist, Deas, Knust, Prast, Fast, Klatt

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Keast Family Origin

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Keast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Keast occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Keast's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keast family was Ag Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keast.

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Keast Historical Records

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Keast Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Keast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Keast in 1945 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keast

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