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Kedst Family History

Kedst Surname 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: Kerst, Keast, Best, Kunst, Oest, Geist, Kost, East, Kent, Knost

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Where is the Kedst family from?

You can see how Kedst families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedst family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Kedst families living in Cornwall. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedst's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Kedst families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedst surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedst ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Kedst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5 immigration records available for the last name Kedst. 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 Cards

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

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