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Haste Family History

Haste Name Meaning

English and French: metonymic occupational name or nickname for a turnspit i.e. a servant who turned the spit (or as a French surname for a seller of roast meat) from Old French haste ‘(roasting) spit’. This surname is very rare in France.

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


Similar surnames: Hasty, Happe, Tarte, Hasse, Case, Hase, Hast, Kaste, Paster, Bast

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Where is the Haste family from?

You can see how Haste families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haste family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haste families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 215 Haste families living in Yorkshire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Haste's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Haste families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haste surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haste ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Haste. 21% of Haste men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Haste women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haste were Gardener and Unpaid Domestic. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Gardener
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Haste. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haste census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Haste. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Haste. For the veterans among your Haste ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haste lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Haste life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Haste in 1953 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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