Angst Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name from Middle High German angest ‘narrowness’, i.e. ‘narrow place’ (whence the modern vocabulary word Angst ‘anxiety’, ‘fear’). Bahlow cites an early example, ‘Bertschi an der angist’ (1382), which is clearly topographical, but in other cases Angst may equally well be a nickname for a timid person.

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

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Angst Family Origin

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Angst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Plasterer

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Angst family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Angst. The most common Angst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Angst's were Farmers.

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Angst Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Angst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Angst in 1945 was 22, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Angst

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