Poust Family History

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Poust Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pfaust, a variant of Pfautz, or of German Paust, a variant of Pabst.

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

Similar surnames: Post, Pobst, Prust, Fouse, Polt, Pust, Foust, Baust, Oest, Yost

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Poust Family Origin

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Poust Family Occupations

What did your Poust ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Foundry Hand Motor Work Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Poust. 34% of Poust men worked as a Foundry Hand Motor Work Heavy Worker and 40% of Poust women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poust were Pill Driver Hw and Stillroom Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Foundry Hand Motor Work Heavy Worker
  • Fruit Merchant
  • Pill Driver Hw

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated (typist)
  • On Rensionunpaid Domestic Duties
  • Stillroom Maid

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

Poust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Poust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poust 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Poust. 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 777 military records available for the last name Poust. For the veterans among your Poust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poust Life Expectancy

What is the average Poust lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Poust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Poust in 1944 was 33, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poust

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poust 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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