Crest Family History

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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

What did your Crest ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farming

    21%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Crest ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Crest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crest 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Crest. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Crest. For the veterans among your Crest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crest Life Expectancy

What is the average Crest lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crest ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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