Krist Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Kristen or one of its variants, North German form of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Crist, Kirst, Kast, Kriss, Ris, Krisch, Kristan, Prast, Krish, Geist

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Krist Family Origin

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Krist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krist. The most common Krist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Krist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krist family was Carpenter.

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Krist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Krist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krist in 1944 was 42, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krist

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