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Ist Family History

Ist Surname 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: Ost, Ast, List, Wist, Isa, Kist, Rist, Gist, Ish, Nist

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Where is the Ist family from?

You can see how Ist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ist family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ist families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ist family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Ist's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ist families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ist ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ist 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 689 immigration records available for the last name Ist. 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 106,000 military records available for the last name Ist. For the veterans among your Ist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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