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

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Book Keeper

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Book Keeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nast. A less common occupation for the Nast family was Keeps House. The most common Nast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Nast's were Farmers.

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Nast Historical Records

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Nast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nast

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