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Vest Family History

Vest Name Meaning
German: variant of Fest.Probably an altered spelling of West.

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

379,459 Historical Documents with Vest on Ancestry.com
59,835 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,399 Military Records
1,484 Immigration Records
37,639 Census and Voter Lists
270,102 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vest Families

  • Number of Vest families
     96 - 189
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Vest families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Vest families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Vest census records

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Vest Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Vest families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Vest Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Vest families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Vest

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Vest Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vest census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Vest ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Vest Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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