Baust Family History

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Baust Name Meaning

in southern Germany, a variant of Bausch, with the addition of an inorganic -t, but more often from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian. in eastern Germany, a variant of Paust, which is possibly a topographic name from Sorbian pust (Polish pusty) ‘bleak’, ‘desolate’, ‘uncultivated’, or a nickname from Middle Low German pusten ‘to blow’, ‘to breathe with difficulty’.

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

Similar surnames: Bast, Brust, Pust, Faust, Bost, Basa, Baum, Bault, Gast, Best

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Baust Family Origin

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Baust Family Occupations

What did your Baust ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baust family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Baust occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Baust's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baust.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tanner

  • Cabinet Maker


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Baust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Baust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baust 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Baust. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 854 military records available for the last name Baust. For the veterans among your Baust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baust Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Baust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baust in 1958 was 57, and 90 in 2004.

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