Kunst Name Meaning

German, Czech (Kunšt), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kunst ‘wisdom’, ‘skill’, in German-speaking communities a nickname for a knowledgeable or skillful person. Among Jewish communities, this was adopted as an ornamental name in the sense ‘knowledge’, ‘wisdom’, ‘dexterity’, or ‘art’. In Slavic regions, the word acquired negative connotations, ‘trickery’, ‘sleight of hand’, and hence ‘ridicule’, ‘scorn’, or ‘mockery’. German: from a short form of the personal name Konstantin, German form of Constantine. German: from the personal name Kunz, a short form of Konrad.

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


Similar surnames: Gust, Kust, Kuss, Kunes, Gunst, Kuna, Dunst, Hurst, Lust, Kunc

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Kunst Family Origin

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Kunst Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kunst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kunst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kunst. A less common occupation for the Kunst family was Brick Maker.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Brick Maker

    3%

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Kunst Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Kunst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kunst in 1961 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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