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Stannard Family History

Stannard Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Stanhard (Old English Stānheard from stān ‘stone’ + heard ‘hard bold’).

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


Similar surnames: Tankard, Stanford, Baynard, Savard, Stallard, Manard, Stafford

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Where is the Stannard family from?

You can see how Stannard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stannard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stannard families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 775 Stannard families living in Suffolk. This was about 32% of all the recorded Stannard's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Stannard families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stannard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stannard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Stannard. 9% of Stannard men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Stannard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stannard were Agricultural Labourer and Incapacitated. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    9%
  • Horseman On Farm
    6%
  • Builders Labourer
    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Stannard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stannard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Stannard. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Stannard. For the veterans among your Stannard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stannard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stannard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stannard in 1945 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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