Nist Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Nest.

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


Similar surnames: Nest, Nish, Gist, Kist, Rist, Nast, Haist, Vitt, Wilt, Risi

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Nist Family Origin

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Nist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Brick Mason

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Nailer

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nist. The most common Nist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Nist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nist family was Nailer.

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Nist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Nist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Nist in 1958 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nist

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