Guest Name Meaning

English: nickname for a stranger or newcomer to a community, from Middle English g(h)est ‘guest’, ‘visitor’ (from Old Norse gestr, absorbing the cognate Old English giest).

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


Similar surnames: Gast, Gust, Gent, Guess, Hurst, Wuest, West, Test, Oest, Gush

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Guest Family Origin

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Guest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • School

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guest. A less common occupation for the Guest family was Butcher. The most common Guest occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Guest's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Guest | Data not to scale

Guest Historical Records

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Guest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Guest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Guest in 1942 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guest

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