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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

What did your Pabst ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Merchant

    2%

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

Pabst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pabst Life Expectancy

What is the average Pabst lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pabst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pabst 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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