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Gust Family History

Gust Name Meaning
German: from a short form of the personal name Jodocus, which is either a Latinized form of a Breton name, Iodoc, borne by a 7th-century Breton saint (compare Jost and Joyce) or from a reduced form of the personal name Augustus.Eastern German: probably from Slavic gost ‘stranger’, ‘guest’, hence a nickname like Gast.

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

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28,204 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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3,063 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gust Families

  • Number of Gust families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gust families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gust last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gust Family Origin

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Gust Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gust

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Gust Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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