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Stavros Name Meaning

Greek: from a Christian personal name based on the vocabulary word stavros ‘cross’ (classical Greek stauros), originally meaning ‘stake’. The adoption of the word as a personal name is associated with the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in the Eastern Church, commemorating Emperor Heraclius’ recovery of the Holy Cross from the Persians in 630.

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


Similar surnames: Stavrou, Mavros, Taras, Stathos, Stamos, Jaros, Santos, Starr, Stakes

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Stavros Family Origin

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Stavros Family Occupations

What did your Stavros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stavros. 26% of Stavros men worked as a Proprietor and 34% of Stavros women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stavros were Clerk and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    26%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Cook
    14%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Cashier
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%

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

Stavros Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stavros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stavros census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stavros. 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 922 military records available for the last name Stavros. For the veterans among your Stavros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stavros Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stavros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Stavros in 1958 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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