Korst Family History

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Korst Name Meaning

German: from a metathesized short form of the personal name Christianus (see Christian).

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


Similar surnames: Kirst, Kors, Kort, Kost, Borst, Kerst, Krist, Dorst, Koss, Orsi

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Korst Family Origin

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Korst Family Occupations

What did your Korst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Korst family was Stone Cutter. The most common Korst occupation in the USA was Brewer. 25% of Korst's were Brewers. Brewer, Janitor In City Building and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Korst.

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  • Brewer

    25%
  • Janitor In City Building

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Stone Cutter

    25%

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

Korst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Korst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korst 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 Korst

Passenger List

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

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Korst Life Expectancy

What is the average Korst lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Korst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Korst in 1963 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Korst 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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