Karst Family History

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Karst Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German karst ‘mattock’, ‘hoe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such tools.

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


Similar surnames: Last, Kast, Nast, Forst, Bast, Hardt, Karre, Gast, Kaas, Kastl

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Karst Family Origin

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Karst Family Occupations

What did your Karst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karst family was Butcher. The most common Karst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Karst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karst.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

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

Karst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karst Life Expectancy

What is the average Karst lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Karst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Karst in 1959 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karst 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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