Poust Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Post, Pobst, Prust, Fouse, Polt, Pust, Foust, Baust, Oest, Yost

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Poust Family Origin

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Poust Family Occupations

What did your Poust ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Poust family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Poust Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poust Life Expectancy

What is the average Poust lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poust

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poust 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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