Fiest Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Wiest.

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


Similar surnames: Dies, Vest, Fiester, Ries, Fierst, First, Wiest, Wiese, Fikes, Hirst

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Fiest Family Origin

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Fiest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Engineer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fiest family was Engineer. The most common Fiest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Fiest's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiest.

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Fiest Historical Records

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Fiest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Fiest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fiest in 1963 was 66, and 76 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fiest

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