Wurst Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German wurst ‘sausage’ (a collective noun), hence either a metonymic occupational name for a butcher who specialized in the production of sausages, or a nickname for a plump person or someone who was particularly fond of sausages.

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


Similar surnames: Burst, Wuest, Hurst, Durst, Furst, Quast, Karst, Forst, Wurtz, Burt

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Wurst Family Origin

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Wurst Family Occupations

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  • Dock Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Wurst occupation in the UK was Dock Labourer. 100% of Wurst's were Dock Labourers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Wurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wurst in 1944 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurst

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