Story Family History

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Story Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Storey.

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


Similar surnames: Storr, Storey, Stacy, Mory, Dory, Stork, Scoby, Shorty, Starry, Short

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Story Family Origin

Where is the Story family from?

Story Family Occupations

What did your Story ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Story occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Story's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Story. A less common occupation for the Story family was Laundress.

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Laundress

    3%

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

Story Historical Records

What Story family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Story. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Story 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 Story

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Story. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Story. For the veterans among your Story ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Story Life Expectancy

What is the average Story lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Story life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Story in 1945 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Story

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Story 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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