Weast Family History

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Weast Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Yeast, West, East, Best, Herst, Welsh, Seat, Sweatt, Heart, Want

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Weast Family Origin

Where is the Weast family from?

Weast Family Occupations

What did your Weast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weast. A less common occupation for the Weast family was Farming. The most common Weast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Weast's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Weast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weast 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 Weast

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Weast. 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 Weast. For the veterans among your Weast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weast Life Expectancy

What is the average Weast lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Weast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Weast in 1953 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weast 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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