Fiest Family History

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Fiest Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Wiest.

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


Similar surnames: Dies, Vest, Fiester, Ries, Fierst, First, Wiest, Wiese, Fikes, Hirst

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Fiest Family Origin

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Fiest Family Occupations

What did your Fiest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiest. The most common Fiest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Fiest's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fiest family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Engineer

    5%

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

Fiest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fiest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiest 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fiest. 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 Fiest. For the veterans among your Fiest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fiest Life Expectancy

What is the average Fiest lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Fiest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fiest in 1963 was 66, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fiest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fiest 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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