Stanish Family History

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Stanish Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Stanisz, a pet form of the personal name Stanislaw (see Stanislaw).

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


Similar surnames: Stanis, Stanich, Stanick, Staniec, Danish, Stasch, Stanke, Banish

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Stanish Family Origin

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Stanish Family Occupations

What did your Stanish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stanish. 15% of Stanish men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Stanish women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stanish were Owner and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Miner
    9%
  • New Worker
    3%
  • Owner
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stanish Historical Records

What Stanish family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stanish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stanish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Stanish

Passenger List

There are 332 immigration records available for the last name Stanish. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 771 military records available for the last name Stanish. For the veterans among your Stanish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stanish Life Expectancy

What is the average Stanish lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stanish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Stanish in 1956 was 48, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stanish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stanish ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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