Stensby Family History

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Stensby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about ten farmsteads in eastern Norway named from sten ‘stone’ + by ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Stenseth, Sundby, Stennes, Stenson, Stene, Owenby, Stoney, Stanley

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Stensby Family Origin

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Stensby Family Occupations

What did your Stensby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Stensby occupation in the UK was Gunsmith. 100% of Stensby's were Gunsmiths.

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  • Gunsmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stensby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stensby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stensby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stensby 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Stensby. 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 196 military records available for the last name Stensby. For the veterans among your Stensby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stensby Life Expectancy

What is the average Stensby lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stensby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Stensby in 1959 was 56, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stensby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stensby 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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