Krist Family History

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Krist Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Kristen or one of its variants, North German form of Christian.

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

Similar surnames: Crist, Kirst, Kast, Kriss, Ris, Krisch, Kristan, Prast, Krish, Geist

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Krist Family Origin

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Krist Family Occupations

What did your Krist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krist. 15% of Krist men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Krist women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krist were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Assembler
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Krist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krist census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krist. 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 Krist. For the veterans among your Krist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krist Life Expectancy

What is the average Krist lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Krist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krist in 1944 was 42, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krist 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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