Gunst Family History

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Gunst Name Meaning

German: from a much altered short form of the personal name Constant or Constantine. Danish and Swedish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Kunst, Gust, Gast, Gunsch, Grunst, Muns, Guyot, Gundy, Ernst, Funt

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Gunst Family Origin

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Gunst Family Occupations

What did your Gunst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gunst family was Dealer In Tinware. The most common Gunst occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 6% of Gunst's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Clk. In Store and Dealer In Deli. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunst.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Clk. In Store

  • Dealer In Deli.

  • Dealer In Tinware


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Gunst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gunst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gunst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gunst. For the veterans among your Gunst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunst Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunst lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gunst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gunst in 1956 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunst ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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