Faist Name Meaning

German: variant of Feist.

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


Similar surnames: Foist, Fait, Feist, Haist, Faust, Fast, Feidt, Faix, Ferst, Foit

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Faist Family Origin

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Faist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    19%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Faist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Faist's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faist. A less common occupation for the Faist family was Baker.

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Faist Historical Records

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Faist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Faist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Faist in 1954 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faist

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