Stocking Family History

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Stocking Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English stocking ‘ground cleared of stumps’. South German: habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria and Styria named Stocking.

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

Similar surnames: Stockinger, Stelling, Stock, Bicking, Hocking, Stockett, Stocki

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Stocking Family Origin

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Stocking Family Occupations

What did your Stocking ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer (heavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Stocking. 2% of Stocking men worked as a Farm Labourer (heavy Worker) and 48% of Stocking women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stocking were General Labourer and Daily Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer (heavy Worker)
  • Agricultural Tractor Driver
  • Bricklayer
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Daily Domestic

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

Stocking Historical Records

What Stocking family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Stocking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stocking 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 Stocking

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stocking. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Stocking. For the veterans among your Stocking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stocking Life Expectancy

What is the average Stocking lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Stocking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Stocking in 1946 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stocking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stocking 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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