Coast Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kost, found chiefly in PA, OH, and NY.

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


Similar surnames: Cast, Cost, Coash, Yoast, Roat, Coar, Yost, Cease, Case, Coale

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Coast Family Origin

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Coast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Artist

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coast. The most common Coast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Coast's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coast family was Artist.

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Coast Historical Records

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Coast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Coast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Coast in 1954 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coast

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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