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Stith Family History

Stith Name Meaning

Of English origin: unexplained. The name is not found in modern English records.

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

Similar surnames: Smith, Smitha, Stidd, Stitt, Stirk, Still, Stott, Stich, Faith, Leith

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Where is the Stith family from?

You can see how Stith families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stith family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stith families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Stith families living in Ontario. This was about 70% of all the recorded Stith's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Stith families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stith surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stith ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stith. 25% of Stith men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Stith women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stith were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Stith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stith 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Stith. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Stith. For the veterans among your Stith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stith lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stith in 1952 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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