Stiver Family History

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Stiver Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a plowman, from Old French estivur (Latin stivarius).

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

Similar surnames: Skiver, Staver, Steve, Stivers, Stier, Shirer, Staves, Striker, Steer

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Stiver Family Origin

Where is the Stiver family from?

Stiver Family Occupations

What did your Stiver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Stiver occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Stiver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stiver family was Farm Labr. Farmer, Scholar and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stiver.

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  • Farmer

  • Scholar

  • School

  • Farm Labr


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stiver ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stiver Historical Records

What Stiver family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Stiver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stiver 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 448 immigration records available for the last name Stiver. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stiver. For the veterans among your Stiver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stiver Life Expectancy

What is the average Stiver lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stiver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stiver in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stiver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stiver ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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