Chrest Family History

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Chrest Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Christ.

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

Similar surnames: Chryst, Christ, Crist, Threat, Threet, Cress, Marett, Best, Christl

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Chrest Family Origin

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Chrest Family Occupations

What did your Chrest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chrest. A less common occupation for the Chrest family was House Carpenter. The most common Chrest occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Chrest's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Cooper

  • House Carpenter


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

Chrest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chrest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chrest 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Chrest. 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 187 military records available for the last name Chrest. For the veterans among your Chrest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chrest Life Expectancy

What is the average Chrest lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Chrest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chrest in 1958 was 31, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chrest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chrest 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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