Oquist Family History

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Oquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ö ‘island’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Similar surnames: Boquist, Quist, Nyquist, Edquist, Lofquist, Enquist, Norquist

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Oquist Family Origin

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Oquist Family Occupations

What did your Oquist ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Oquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 956 census records available for the last name Oquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oquist 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Oquist. 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 187 military records available for the last name Oquist. For the veterans among your Oquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Oquist lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Oquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Oquist in 1962 was 76, and 66 in 2004.

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