Triest Family History

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Triest Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived by uncultivated land or a habitational name from a place named Triest, for example in East Flanders.

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

Similar surnames: Trier, Trent, Kries, Ries, Gries, Wiest, Pries, Trias, Briese, Fries

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Triest Family Origin

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Triest Family Occupations

What did your Triest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Triest family was Salesman. Apothecary, Bending and Malt Liquor Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Triest. The most common Triest occupation in the USA was Apothecary. 20% of Triest's were Apothecarys.

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  • Apothecary

  • Bending

  • Malt Liquor Dealer

  • Salesman


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

Triest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Triest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Triest 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 875 immigration records available for the last name Triest. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Triest. For the veterans among your Triest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Triest Life Expectancy

What is the average Triest lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Triest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Triest in 1963 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Triest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Triest 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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