Stocks Family History

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Stocks Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Stock.

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

Similar surnames: Stocke, Stock, Socks, Stacks, Rocks, Stack, Stucky, Stocker, Stobbs

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Stocks Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stocks name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stocks. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Stocks Family Origin

Where is the Stocks family from?

Stocks Family Occupations

What did your Stocks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Stocks occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Stocks's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Stocks family was Joiner. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stocks.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Joiner


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

Stocks Historical Records

What Stocks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Stocks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stocks 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Stocks. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Stocks. For the veterans among your Stocks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stocks Life Expectancy

What is the average Stocks lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Stocks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stocks in 1944 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stocks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stocks 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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