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Stanaway Name Meaning

Possibly a variant form of English Stanway, a habitational name from any of the places called Stanaway, in Essex, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Shropshire, all named with Old English stan ‘stone’ + weg ‘track’, ‘road’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Stanley, Attaway, Gannaway, Steinway, Staley, Stanaland, Caraway

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Stanaway Family Origin

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Stanaway Family Occupations

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  • Copper Miner

    12%
  • (Ag) Waggoner

    4%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stanaway family was Brewer. The most common Stanaway occupation in the UK was Copper Miner. 12% of Stanaway's were Copper Miners. Copper Miner, (Ag) Waggoner and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stanaway.

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Stanaway Historical Records

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Stanaway Life Expectancy

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