Kerst Name Meaning

from a short form of Kersten. southern variant of Gerst. variant of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Kirst, Korst, Ferst, Werst, Herdt, Berst, Kees, Gerlt, Herst, Kost

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Kerst Family Origin

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Kerst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Boatman

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kerst family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerst. The most common Kerst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kerst's were Farmers.

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Kerst Historical Records

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Kerst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Kerst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kerst in 1958 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerst

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