Kist Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kist near Würzburg in Bavaria. Westphalian variant of Kirst.

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


Similar surnames: List, Vint, Rist, Kiss, Kust, Wist, Kast, Kise, Wiest, Pust

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Kist Family Origin

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Kist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Midwife

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kist family was Midwife. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kist. The most common Kist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kist's were Farmers.

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Kist Historical Records

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Kist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Kist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kist in 1941 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kist

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