Stavig Family History

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Stavig Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Stavik, from Old Norse stafr ‘staff’, ‘pole’ (see Stava) + vik ‘bay’, ‘inlet’.

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

Similar surnames: Stava, Selvig, Stave, Stai, Stain, Stagg, Sava, Starin, Tavel, Staves

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Stavig Family Origin

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Stavig Family Occupations

What did your Stavig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Assistant Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stavig. 14% of Stavig men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Stavig women worked as an Assistant Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stavig were Farm Laborer and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant Cashier
  • Cashier
  • Clerk
  • Cook

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

Stavig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stavig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stavig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 104 immigration records available for the last name Stavig. 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 255 military records available for the last name Stavig. For the veterans among your Stavig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stavig Life Expectancy

What is the average Stavig lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stavig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stavig in 1951 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stavig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stavig 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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