Nest Name Meaning

Welsh: from the medieval female personal name Nest, possibly a diminutive form of Agnes.

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


Similar surnames: Ness, Nesta, Nese, Kast, Oest, Neet, Best, Nist, Nett, Peet

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Nest Family Origin

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Nest Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labour

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Bookseller Stationer Emp 3 Men 1 Boy & 1 Female Assist

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labour, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nest. The most common Nest occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labour. 6% of Nest's were Agricultural Labours. A less common occupation for the Nest family was Bookseller Stationer Emp 3 Men 1 Boy & 1 Female Assist.

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Nest Historical Records

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Nest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Nest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nest in 1959 was 52, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nest

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