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

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  • F W Knitter

    19%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Boot Laster

    6%
  • F W K

    6%

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

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Rest Historical Records

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Rest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rest

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