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Dienst Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the servant of a lord or lady, Middle High German dienest. The term also meant ‘service’, ‘tax’ and in this sense may have been a status name.

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


Similar surnames: Diener, Dies, Drost, Kienast, Dunst, Bien, Hirst, Fendt, Diss, Dent

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Dienst Family Origin

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Dienst Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dienst family was Carpenter And Farmer. Farmer, Laborer and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dienst. The most common Dienst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dienst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Dentist

    12%
  • Carpenter And Farmer

    6%

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Dienst Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dienst ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dienst Life Expectancy

What is the average Dienst lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Dienst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dienst in 1953 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

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