Cast Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kast. English (Essex, Kent): possibly a nickname from Norman caste ‘chaste’, ‘virtuous’ (from Old French chaste). Possibly an altered spelling of French Caste, cognate with 2.

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


Similar surnames: Case, Cost, Gast, Cart, Catt, Last, Cash, Call, Cap, Coast

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Cast Family Origin

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Cast Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Char Woman

    50%

In 1881, Carpenter and Char Woman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cast. The most common Cast occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Cast's were Carpenters.

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Cast Historical Records

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Cast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Cast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Cast in 1955 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cast

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