Kist Family History

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Kist Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kist near Würzburg in Bavaria. Westphalian variant of Kirst.

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

Similar surnames: List, Vint, Rist, Kiss, Kust, Wist, Kast, Kise, Wiest, Pust

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Kist Family Origin

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Kist Family Occupations

What did your Kist ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Dock Yard (aea) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kist. 20% of Kist men worked as a General Labourer Dock Yard (aea) and 38% of Kist women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kist were Retired Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Dock Yard (aea)
  • Lorry Driver L P J B
  • Retired
  • Retired Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Casual Domestic Worker
  • Housewife

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

Kist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kist 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kist. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kist. For the veterans among your Kist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kist Life Expectancy

What is the average Kist lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kist in 1941 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kist ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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