Stretton Family History

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Stretton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Warwickshire. Compare Stratton.

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

Similar surnames: Stratton, Gratton, Shelton, Bratton, Strutton, Trettin, Shotton

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Stretton Family Origin

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Stretton Family Occupations

What did your Stretton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Stretton. 3% of Stretton men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Stretton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stretton were Horseman On Farm and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Gardener
  • Horseman On Farm

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Stretton Historical Records

What Stretton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Stretton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stretton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stretton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stretton. For the veterans among your Stretton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stretton Life Expectancy

What is the average Stretton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stretton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Stretton in 1959 was 39, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stretton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stretton 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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