Quast Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany. metonymic occupational name for a barber or nickname for someone who wore a conspicuous tassel or feather, from Middle Low German, Middle High German quast(e) ‘tuft’, ‘tassel’, ‘brush’, also ‘fool’.

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


Similar surnames: Lust, Last, Ast, Rust, Hurst, Prast, Nast, Wurst, Quant, Gast

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Quast Family Origin

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Quast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Saloon Keeper

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quast family was Blacksmith. The most common Quast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Quast's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quast.

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Quast Historical Records

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Quast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Quast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Quast in 1951 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quast

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