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Stenner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a stonemason or stonecutter or a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground from a derivative of Middle High German stein ‘stone’ ‘stony place’. Compare Stone and Stein . English: variant of Stayner . German: variant of Stender .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Steiner, Spenner, Stebner, Denner, Stonier, Stenger, Tanner, Jenner

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Where is the Stenner family from?

You can see how Stenner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stenner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stenner families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Stenner families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 40% of all the recorded Stenner's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Stenner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stenner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stenner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Stenner. 50% of Stenner men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Stenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stenner 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 960 immigration records available for the last name Stenner. 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 Stenner. For the veterans among your Stenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stenner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Stenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Stenner in 1964 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

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