Fest Name Meaning

German: nickname for a strong, steadfast person, from Middle High German veste ‘strong’, ‘firm’.

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


Similar surnames: Feist, Fast, Feit, West, Fett, Oest, Faust, Lust, Geist, Best

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Fest Family Origin

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Fest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Jeweler

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fest family was Keeping House. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fest. The most common Fest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Fest's were Farmers.

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Fest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Fest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fest in 1963 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fest

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