Keast Family History

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Keast Name Meaning

Cornish: nickname for a fat man, from Cornish kest ‘paunch’.

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


Similar surnames: Kraft, Kras, Boast, Gast, Geist, Deas, Knust, Prast, Fast, Klatt

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Keast Family Origin

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Keast Family Occupations

What did your Keast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Keast's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keast. A less common occupation for the Keast family was Boat Builder.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miner

    9%
  • Boat Builder

    4%

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

Keast Historical Records

What Keast family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keast census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Keast

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Keast. 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 Keast. For the veterans among your Keast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keast Life Expectancy

What is the average Keast lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Keast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Keast in 1945 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keast 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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