Wuest Name Meaning

from Middle High German wüeste ‘empty’, ‘uncultivated’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a piece of waste or fallow land, or a nickname for a coarse or uncultivated man. habitational name from any of various places called Wust, for example in Brandenburg and Saxony.

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

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Wuest Family Origin

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Wuest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wuest. The most common Wuest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Wuest's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wuest family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Wuest | Data not to scale

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Wuest Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Wuest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wuest in 1942 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wuest

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