Ferst Name Meaning

German: unrounded form of Först, a variant of Forst 1.

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


Similar surnames: First, Furst, Berst, Kerst, Forst, Fuerst, Foerst, Feest, Werst

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Ferst Family Origin

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Ferst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Horse Caller Maker

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferst family was Tailor. The most common Ferst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ferst's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Horse Caller Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferst.

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Ferst Historical Records

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Ferst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ferst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferst in 1962 was 65, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferst

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