Nesta Family History

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Nesta Name Meaning

Italian: from a reduced form of the medieval female personal name Onesta, from onesto ‘man of dignity and integrity’. This name is also well established in Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Nasta, Nest, Resta, Pesta, Festa, Neske, Netto, Cesta, Cetta, Sesto

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Nesta Family Origin

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Nesta Family Occupations

What did your Nesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nesta. 35% of Nesta men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Nesta women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nesta were Truck Driver and Trimmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Foreman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Home
    25%
  • Trimmer
    25%

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

Nesta Historical Records

What Nesta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nesta 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 339 immigration records available for the last name Nesta. 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 397 military records available for the last name Nesta. For the veterans among your Nesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nesta Life Expectancy

What is the average Nesta lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Nesta in 1959 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nesta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nesta 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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