Pabst Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German babes(t) (modern German Papst) ‘pope’, a nickname for a self-important person, one who believed in the infallibility of his own opinions.

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


Similar surnames: Pobst, Faust, Prast, Papst, Last, Prost, Ast, Gast, Obst, Mast

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Pabst Family Origin

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Pabst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Merchant

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pabst family was Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pabst. The most common Pabst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Pabst's were Farmers.

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Pabst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Pabst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pabst in 1949 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pabst

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