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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oest

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Borrowing from French ouest, from Old English west.

  1. west

Notable Persons With the Last Name Oest

Paula van der Oest is a film director and screenwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Paula was born in 1965 in Laag-Soeren.


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Popularity of Oest as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oest U.S.
  White 94.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oest

People with the last name Oest are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Oest

  • How Popular is the name Oest? As a last name Oest was the 65,782nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Oest first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Oest is Friday, April 17th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Oest? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Oest. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Oest: Your name in reverse order is Tseo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oste. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oest? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 301 people with the last name Oest.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oest? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Oest as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Oests Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Oest born Apr 25, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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