Haist Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Hast, Baust, Faist, Hairr, Haws, Hirst, Ast, Bast, Cast, Kast

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Haist Family Origin

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Haist Family Occupations

What did your Haist ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Common Laborer

    8%

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

Haist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Haist Life Expectancy

What is the average Haist lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haist 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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