Blust Family History

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Blust Name Meaning

German: ornamental name from Middle High German bluost ‘blossom’, ‘flower’.

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

Similar surnames: Lust, Brust, Blatt, Baust, Bliss, Blass, Brost, Last, Rust, Burt

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Blust Family Origin

Where is the Blust family from?

Blust Family Occupations

What did your Blust ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blust family was Carpenter. The most common Blust occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Blust's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blust.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Maker

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blust ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blust census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 567 immigration records available for the last name Blust. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Blust. For the veterans among your Blust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blust Life Expectancy

What is the average Blust lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Blust in 1955 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blust

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blust ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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