Crest Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Crist.

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


Similar surnames: Prest, Crist, Ernest, Cast, Crewse, Creese, Crust, Cristy, Rest

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Crest Family Origin

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Crest Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    21%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Crest occupation in the USA was Farming. 21% of Crest's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Crest family was Blacksmith. Farming, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crest.

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Crest Historical Records

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Crest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Crest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Crest in 1964 was 79, and 51 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crest

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