- Borrowed from German Hast, probably a habitational surname.
- Borrowed from Swedish Hast, a nickname from hast (“haste, hurry”).
- Reduced form of the English surname Hayhurst.
Hast (plural Hasts)
- A surname.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Hast is the 39352nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 559 individuals. Hast is most common among White (91.77%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Hast”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 2, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 140.
16th century, from Middle Low German hāst, from Middle Dutch haest, a borrowing from Old French haste, itself borrowed from Frankish *hai(f)st, from Proto-Germanic *haifstiz. See English haste for more.
Hast f (genitive Hast, no plural)