Pesta Family History

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Pesta Name Meaning

Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name István, Hungarian form of Steven.

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

Similar surnames: Petta, Pesa, Peska, Posa, Nesta, Resta, Cetta, Pesola, Peet, Pesch

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Pesta Family Origin

Where is the Pesta family from?

Pesta Family Occupations

What did your Pesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pesta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pesta's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pesta. A less common occupation for the Pesta family was Washing Woman.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Washing Woman


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pesta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pesta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pesta 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Pesta. 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 521 military records available for the last name Pesta. For the veterans among your Pesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pesta Life Expectancy

What is the average Pesta lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pesta in 1940 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pesta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pesta 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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