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Korista Family History

Korista Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kalista, Kristal, Kresta, Kristan, Morita, Krist, Kooistra, Kubista

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Where is the Korista family from?

You can see how Korista families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Korista family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Korista families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Korista families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Korista's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Korista families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Korista surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Korista ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Korista. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 167 census records available for the last name Korista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korista census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 107 immigration records available for the last name Korista. 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 Cards

There are 18 military records available for the last name Korista. For the veterans among your Korista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Korista lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1999, in the United States, Korista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Korista in 1968 was 78, and 99 in 1999.

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