Kirst Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of Kirsten, a vernacular form of the personal name Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Korst, Kirsten, Kast, Kerst, First, Kost, Kirscht, Kors, Kort, Karst

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Kirst Family Origin

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Kirst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirst. A less common occupation for the Kirst family was Laborer. The most common Kirst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kirst's were Farmers.

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Kirst Historical Records

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Kirst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Kirst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kirst in 1956 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirst

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