Wiest Name Meaning

variant of Wüst (see Wuest). habitational name from a place named Wiest or Wieste, for example near Meppen.

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


Similar surnames: Wist, Wuest, Wiehl, Wiele, Oest, Wien, Wesp, Wiese, Welt, Hirst

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Wiest Family Origin

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Wiest Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Mason

    25%
  • Servant

    25%
  • Student

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wiest family was Student. Farm Labourer, Mason and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiest. The most common Wiest occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 25% of Wiest's were Farm Labourers.

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Wiest Historical Records

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Wiest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Wiest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wiest in 1944 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiest

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