Kunst Family History

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Kunst Name Meaning

German, Czech (Kunšt), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kunst ‘wisdom’, ‘skill’, in German-speaking communities a nickname for a knowledgeable or skillful person. Among Jewish communities, this was adopted as an ornamental name in the sense ‘knowledge’, ‘wisdom’, ‘dexterity’, or ‘art’. In Slavic regions, the word acquired negative connotations, ‘trickery’, ‘sleight of hand’, and hence ‘ridicule’, ‘scorn’, or ‘mockery’. German: from a short form of the personal name Konstantin, German form of Constantine. German: from the personal name Kunz, a short form of Konrad.

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

Similar surnames: Gust, Kust, Kuss, Kunes, Gunst, Kuna, Dunst, Hurst, Lust, Kunc

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Kunst Family Origin

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Kunst Family Occupations

What did your Kunst ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kunst.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kunst Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kunst. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Kunst. For the veterans among your Kunst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kunst Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kunst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kunst in 1961 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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