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Rest Name Meaning

German: variant of Rast.

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


Similar surnames: Oest, Vest, Rast, Ruest, Risi, Ress, Rost, Yost, Fest, Best

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Rest Family Origin

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Rest Family Occupations

What did your Rest ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rest family was F W K. F W Knitter, Carpenter and Boot Laster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rest. The most common Rest occupation in the UK was F W Knitter. 19% of Rest's were F W Knitters.

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  • F W Knitter

    19%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Boot Laster

    6%
  • F W K

    6%

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

Rest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rest 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rest. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rest. For the veterans among your Rest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rest Life Expectancy

What is the average Rest lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rest in 1944 was 29, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rest 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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