Haist Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Heist. English (Yorkshire): possibly a reduced form of Hayhurst. See also Hast.

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

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Haist Family Origin

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Haist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Common Laborer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Haist family was Common Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haist. The most common Haist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Haist's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Haist | Data not to scale

Haist Historical Records

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Haist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Haist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Haist in 1946 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haist

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