Nast Family History

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Nast Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a thickly wooded area, or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter, from Middle High German nast ‘branch’, a regional variant of ast, resulting from the misdivision of forms such as ein ast ‘a branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Ast, Mast, Gast, Last, Nass, Nash, Rast, East, Bast, West

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Nast Family Origin

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Nast Family Occupations

What did your Nast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nast family was Keeps House. The most common Nast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Nast's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Keeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nast.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Book Keeper

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

Nast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nast 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nast. 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 Nast. For the veterans among your Nast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nast Life Expectancy

What is the average Nast lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Nast in 1953 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nast 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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