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Stam Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a heavily built man, from stam ‘stem’, ‘(tree)trunk’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Stamm. Altered spelling of German Stamm.

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


Similar surnames: Stamm, Stram, Star, Stum, Sham, Sas, Starr, Stamp, Sam, Swab

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Stam Family Origin

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Stam Family Occupations

What did your Stam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Plasterer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stam. A less common occupation for the Stam family was Farming. The most common Stam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Stam's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Plasterer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stam ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Stam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Stam

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stam. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Stam. For the veterans among your Stam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stam Life Expectancy

What is the average Stam lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Stam in 1956 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stam 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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