Standish Family History

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Standish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester), so named from Old English stan ‘stone’ + edisc ‘pasture’. There is another place so named in Gloucestershire, but it does not seem to be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Stanwick, Standen, Standing, Stancil, Gladish, Sandino, Brandis

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Standish Family Origin

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Standish Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Cotton Porter

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, the most common Standish occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Standish's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Standish family was Butcher. Coal Miner, Blacksmith and Cotton Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Standish.

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Standish Historical Records

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Standish Life Expectancy

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