Rast Name Meaning

Swiss and German: habitational name from a place named Rast, for example near Messkirch, interpreted by Brechenmacher as meaning ‘resting place’, ‘stopping place’ (Middle High German reste), but by Bahlow as a term denoting water or marsh. In some cases the surname may be topographic in origin.

List of People with Surname Rast

According to our database, there are a total of 371 people with the surname Rast. Among these people surnamed Rast, there are about 155 unique names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. James Rast, Robert Rast and William Rast are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Rast, with 15, 15 and 15 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that South Carolina has the largest number of people surnamed Rast, with a total of 63 people, and there are a total of 41 unique names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rast, with a total of 30 people and an average of 27 unique names.