Nast Family History

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Nast Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a thickly wooded area, or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter, from Middle High German nast ‘branch’, a regional variant of ast, resulting from the misdivision of forms such as ein ast ‘a branch’.

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

Similar surnames: Ast, Mast, Gast, Last, Nass, Nash, Rast, East, Bast, West

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Nast Family Origin

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Nast Family Occupations

What did your Nast ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Nast.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Nast Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Nast. For the veterans among your Nast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nast Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Nast in 1953 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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