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Kesting Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Kersting, a derivative of the personal name Christianus (see Christian).

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


Similar surnames: Keating, Kersting, Kelting, Kenning, Oosting, Getting, Beiting

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Kesting Family Origin

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Kesting Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Shoe Maker

    14%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kesting family was Carpenter. The most common Kesting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kesting's were Farmers. Farmer, Shoe Maker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kesting.

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Kesting Historical Records

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Kesting Life Expectancy

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