Quest Family History

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Quest Name Meaning

German: variant of Quast.

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

Similar surnames: Ruest, Vest, Kust, Pust, Quant, Huett, Wuest, Oest, Quast, Dues

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Quest Family Origin

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Quest Family Occupations

What did your Quest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quest family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quest. The most common Quest occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Quest's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Quest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Quest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quest 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Quest. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Quest. For the veterans among your Quest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quest Life Expectancy

What is the average Quest lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Quest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Quest in 1949 was 49, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quest 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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