Stroud Family History

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Stroud Name Meaning

English (southern): habitational name from places in Gloucestershire and Middlesex, so named from Old English strod ‘marshy ground overgrown with brushwood’. Strood in Kent is named with the same word, and some examples of the surname are no doubt derived from this term in independent use.

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


Similar surnames: Stout, Streu, Troup, Strom, Strand, Strode, Trout, Strong, Proud

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Stroud Family Origin

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Stroud Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stroud family was Laundress. The most common Stroud occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Stroud's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stroud.

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Stroud Historical Records

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Stroud Life Expectancy

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