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Kasten Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a vernacular personal name, a variant of Karsten. German: from Middle High German kasten ‘chest’, ‘coffer’ or kornkasten ‘grain bin’, hence a metonymic occupational name for the manager of a granary, and later for the treasurer of an estate or guild. See also Kastner. South German (Bavaria): topographic name from the dialect word Kasten ‘crag’, ‘steep rock’. Swedish (Kastén): from an unexplained first element, perhaps part of a place name, + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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

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Kasten Family Origin

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Kasten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Kasten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kasten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kasten family was Carriage Trimmer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kasten.

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Kasten Life Expectancy

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