Stringer Family History

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Stringer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of string or bow strings, from an agent derivative of Middle English streng ‘string’. In Yorkshire, where it is still particularly common, Redmonds argues that the surname may have been connected with iron working, a stringer having operated some form of specialist hearth.

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

Similar surnames: Springer, String, Slinger, Stanger, Strenger, Striker, Stranger

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Stringer Family Origin

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Stringer Family Occupations

What did your Stringer 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 Stringer. 2% of Stringer men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Stringer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stringer were Gardener and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Gardener

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.

Stringer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 191,000 census records available for the last name Stringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stringer 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Stringer. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Stringer. For the veterans among your Stringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Stringer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stringer in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stringer 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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