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

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Kast Family Origin

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Kast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Tailor

    5%

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.

Source: Census data for Kast | Data not to scale

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Kast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kast

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