Stride Family History

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Stride Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stride ‘(long) pace’ (from stride(n) ‘to walk with long steps’), presumably a nickname for someone with long legs or whose gait had a purposeful air, although Reaney and Wilson suggest it may also have been a topographic name for someone who lived by a crossing point over a stream, presumably no wider than a stride. They cite as an example a place known as The Strid, in North Yorkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Stripe, Wride, Strike, Strider, Strode, Trede, Striker, Stroede

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Stride Family Origin

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Stride Family Occupations

What did your Stride 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 Stride. 3% of Stride men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Stride women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stride were Fisherman and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means

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

Stride Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Stride. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stride 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 Stride. 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 Stride. For the veterans among your Stride ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stride Life Expectancy

What is the average Stride lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stride life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stride in 1962 was 58, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stride 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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