Start Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various minor places, for example Start Point in Devon, named from Old English steort ‘tail’, in the transferred sense of a promontory or spur of a hill.

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


Similar surnames: Starr, Smart, Tart, Stare, Stade, Star, Stark, Startz, Swart, Stewart

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Start Family Origin

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Start Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Sailes Woman

    8%

In 1881, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Start. A less common occupation for the Start family was Sailes Woman. The most common Start occupation in Canada was Farmer. 83% of Start's were Farmers.

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Start Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Start life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Start in 1941 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Start

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