Quested Family History

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Quested Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Husted, Kuester, Umsted, Tester, Umstead, Bester, Kuster, Pester

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Quested Family Origin

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Quested Family Occupations

What did your Quested ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quested family was Shoe Maker. Keeping House, Shoemaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quested. The most common Quested occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Quested's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker

  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Quested Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Quested. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quested census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Quested

Passenger List

There are 397 immigration records available for the last name Quested. 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 Quested. For the veterans among your Quested ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quested Life Expectancy

What is the average Quested lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Quested life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Quested in 1963 was 80, and 57 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quested

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quested 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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