Faust Name Meaning

German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and French (Alsace-Lorraine): from Middle High German fust ‘fist’, presumably a nickname for a strong or pugnacious person or for someone with a club hand or other deformity of the hand. German and French (Alsace-Lorraine): from a personal name (Latin Faustus, meaning ‘fortunate’, ‘lucky’, a derivative of favere ‘to favor’). This was borne by at least one Christian martyr.

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

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Faust Family Origin

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Faust Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Faust occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Faust's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faust family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faust.

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Faust Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Faust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Faust in 1940 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faust

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