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Staves Name Meaning

English (East Midlands and South Yorkshire): possibly a metonymic occupational name for a stave maker, from the plural of Middle English staf ‘rod’, ‘staff’.

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


Similar surnames: Stave, Staver, Stakes, Steven, Savel, Scales, Tates, Stiver, Swales

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Staves Family Origin

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Staves Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    21%
  • Boot Maker

    11%
  • Ag Lab Waggoner

    5%
  • Charwoman

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Staves family was Charwoman. The most common Staves occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 21% of Staves's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Maker and Ag Lab Waggoner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staves.

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Staves Life Expectancy

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