Kerestes Family History

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Kerestes Name Meaning

from a personal name, the Hungarian form of Christian. habitational name from any of the many places in Hungary, for example Mezokeresztes, named with kereszt ‘cross’, a loanword from one of the Slavic languages.

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


Similar surnames: Kresta, Kesten, Kress, Kersten, Kerekes, Kertesz, Kestel, Kresge

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Kerestes Family Origin

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Kerestes Family Occupations

What did your Kerestes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kerestes. 21% of Kerestes men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Kerestes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kerestes were Clerk and Folder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Miner
    9%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Beauty Operat
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Folder
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kerestes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 784 census records available for the last name Kerestes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerestes 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 265 immigration records available for the last name Kerestes. 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 296 military records available for the last name Kerestes. For the veterans among your Kerestes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerestes Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerestes lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kerestes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kerestes in 1958 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerestes

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