Pust Family History

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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

What did your Pust ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Houseman On Farm and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pust. 19% of Pust men worked as a Houseman On Farm and 38% of Pust women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pust were Engineers Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Houseman On Farm
  • Aircraft Fitter
  • Conveying Clerk
  • Engineers Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • House Duties
  • House Wife (unpaid)
  • Housewife

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

Pust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pust 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Pust. 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 352 military records available for the last name Pust. For the veterans among your Pust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pust Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, 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.

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