Beste Name Meaning

English and French: variant spelling of Best. German: topographic name for someone who lived by the Beste river, a tributary of the Trave, or a habitational name from any of various villages called Besten, said by Bahlow to be named with a Middle Low German word for poor soil.

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

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Beste Family Origin

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Beste Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Retail Grocer

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beste family was Baker. Farmer, Keeping House and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beste. The most common Beste occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Beste's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Beste | Data not to scale

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Beste Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Beste life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Beste in 1953 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beste

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