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Stables Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stable, or an occupational name for someone employed in one, from Middle English stable, plural stables (via Old French from Latin stabulum, a derivative of stare ‘to stand’). In Middle English the term was used of the quarters occupied by cattle as well as those reserved for horses.

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


Similar surnames: Stabler, Staley, Scales, Sales, Staple, Staller, Stadler, Stakes

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Where is the Stables family from?

You can see how Stables families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stables family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stables families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 25 Stables families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Stables's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Stables families in 1911.
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What did your Stables ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Stables. 40% of Stables men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Labourer
    40%
  • Laborer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Stables. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stables census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stables. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Stables lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stables life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Stables in 1963 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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