Quist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from Swedish quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’. When surnames were adopted on a large scale in the 19th century in Sweden, this was one of the elements that were widely used in combination with other words denoting natural features to form surnames such as Lindqvist and Blomqvist. Danish: nickname for a thin man, from kvist ‘twig’.

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List of People with Surname Quist

Based on our public records, there are a total of 944 people with the surname Quist. Among these people surnamed Quist, there are approximately 276 distinct names, with an average of 3 people who share the same name. David Quist, Michael Quist and John Quist are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Quist, with 26, 18 and 15 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Michigan has the most people surnamed Quist, with a total of 119 people, and there are a total of 95 distinct names among these people. Minnesota is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Quist, with a total of 103 people and an average of 84 distinct names.