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Kast Name Meaning

North German: variant of Karst. The dropping of ‘r’ before ‘s’ is a regular feature of some north and central German dialects. German: from an Alemannic short form of the medieval personal name Arbogast. variant of Gast.

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


Similar surnames: Gast, Kaste, Kost, Kass, Ast, Kase, Kastl, Fast, Kust, Bast

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Kast Family Origin

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Kast Family Occupations

What did your Kast ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Kast Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kast Life Expectancy

What is the average Kast lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kast in 1948 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kast 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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