Nest Name Meaning

Welsh: from the medieval female personal name Nest, possibly a diminutive form of Agnes.

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

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Nest Family Origin

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Nest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nest family was Carpenter. The most common Nest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Nest's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nest.

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Nest Historical Records

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Nest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Nest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nest in 1959 was 52, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nest

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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