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Stai Family History

Stai Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Hedmark, so named from Old Norse staðr ‘riverbank’.

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

Similar surnames: Stain, Stein, Stoa, Sia, Star, Starin, Smail, Shaw, Stair, Start

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Where is the Stai family from?

You can see how Stai families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stai family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Stai families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 31 Stai families living in Minnesota. This was about 67% of all the recorded Stai's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Stai families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stai surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stai ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stai. 39% of Stai men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Stai women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stai were Carpenter and Proprietor.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Hand
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cook
  • Bookkeeper
  • Proprietor
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stai 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 166 immigration records available for the last name Stai. 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 Stai. For the veterans among your Stai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stai lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Stai in 1952 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

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