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Quast Name Meaning

German:: habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany. nickname from Middle Low German Middle High German quast(e) ‘tuft tassel brush’; ‘fool’ possibly also used to denote a barber.

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


Similar surnames: Lust, Last, Ast, Rust, Hurst, Prast, Nast, Wurst, Quant, Gast

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Where is the Quast family from?

You can see how Quast families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quast family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Quast families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Quast families living in Devon. This was about 42% of all the recorded Quast's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Quast families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quast surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quast ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Quast. 100% of Quast women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Quast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quast census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Quast. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Quast. For the veterans among your Quast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quast lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Quast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Quast in 1951 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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