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Lust Name Meaning

German: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle High German luste ‘pleasant’, ‘lovely’. German: habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany. Dutch: nickname for a bon viveur, from Middle Dutch lust ‘pleasure’, ‘desire’.

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


Similar surnames: Last, List, Rust, Dust, Lustig, Blust, Luft, Hust, Gust, Just

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Where is the Lust family from?

You can see how Lust families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lust family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lust families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Lust family living in Louisiana. This was about 20% of all the recorded Lust's in the USA. Louisiana and 4 other states had the highest population of Lust families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lust surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lust ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lust. 30% of Lust men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Lust women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lust were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lust 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lust. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lust. For the veterans among your Lust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lust lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lust in 1953 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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