Baust Name Meaning

in southern Germany, a variant of Bausch, with the addition of an inorganic -t, but more often from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian. in eastern Germany, a variant of Paust, which is possibly a topographic name from Sorbian pust (Polish pusty) ‘bleak’, ‘desolate’, ‘uncultivated’, or a nickname from Middle Low German pusten ‘to blow’, ‘to breathe with difficulty’.

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


Similar surnames: Bast, Brust, Pust, Faust, Bost, Basa, Baum, Bault, Gast, Best

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Baust Family Origin

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Baust Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tanner

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baust family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Baust occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Baust's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baust.

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Baust Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Baust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baust in 1958 was 57, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baust

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