Pust Name Meaning

Slovenian: nickname from the name of a mythological being, Pust, folk patron of Shrovetide, hence probably denoting someone born between the end of Christmas and the start of Lent. The name Pust is a shortened form of the obsolete word mesopust, from meso ‘meat’ and pust ‘abstain’, meaning ‘abstainer from meat’, ‘vegetarian’. German: variant of Pfaus (see Paus), or a topographic name from Sorbian pusty ‘wild’, ‘uncultivated’ (land).

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


Similar surnames: Post, Gust, Rust, Just, Kust, Dust, Rush, Bast, Puro, West

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Pust Family Origin

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Pust Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Retired

    25%

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In 1880, Barber, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pust. A less common occupation for the Pust family was Retired. The most common Pust occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Pust's were Barbers.

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Between 1961 and 2003, Pust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pust in 1961 was 57, and 88 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pust

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