State Name Meaning

German (Stät(e)): nickname from Middle High German stæt(e) ‘firm’, ‘steadfast’, ‘constant’.

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


Similar surnames: Statz, Stave, Stage, Plate, Staub, Starke, Stapf, Spatz, Stahl

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State Family Origin

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State Family Occupations

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  • Plumber

    60%
  • Farmer

    40%

In 1881, the most common State occupation in Canada was Plumber. 60% of State's were Plumbers. Plumber and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by State.

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, State life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for State in 1960 was 35, and 100 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for State

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