Gest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German surname, related to geest (sandy area).

Proper noun[edit]

Gest (plural Gests)

  1. A surname.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Gest is the 32632nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 704 individuals. Gest is most common among White (86.08%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Low German, from Middle Low German gest, from Old Saxon *gest, from, from Proto-West Germanic *jestu. Compare Dutch gist, English yeast, Swedish jäst, Icelandic jöstur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛst/
  • Hyphenation: Gest
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gest m (strong, genitive Gests or Gestes, no plural) or
Gest f (genitive Gest, no plural)

  1. (Northern Germany, dated) yeast

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