Faist Name Meaning

German: variant of Feist.

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

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Faist Family Origin

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Faist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    19%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faist. The most common Faist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Faist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faist family was Baker.

Source: Census data for Faist | Data not to scale

Faist Historical Records

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Faist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Faist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Faist in 1954 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faist

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