Poust Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pfaust, a variant of Pfautz, or of German Paust, a variant of Pabst.

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

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Poust Family Origin

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Poust Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poust family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poust. The most common Poust occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Poust's were Farmers.

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Poust Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Poust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Poust in 1944 was 33, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poust

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