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Qvist Family History

Qvist Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Quist, Geist, Twist, Quint, List, Avis, Grist, Quast, Crist, Wist

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Where is the Qvist family from?

You can see how Qvist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Qvist family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Qvist families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Qvist's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Qvist families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Qvist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Qvist ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 64 census records available for the last name Qvist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Qvist 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Qvist. 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 7 military records available for the last name Qvist. For the veterans among your Qvist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Qvist lifespan?

Between 1981 and 1998, in the United States, Qvist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Qvist in 1981 was 70, and 82 in 1998.

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