Stough Family History

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Stough Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Stauch. metonymic occupational name for a maker of scarves. habitational name from places named Stauch in the Rhineland and Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Slough, Brough, Tong, Shough, Schuh, Plough, Stout, Stauch, Hough

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Stough Family Origin

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Stough Family Occupations

What did your Stough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stough. The most common Stough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Stough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stough family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Stough Historical Records

What Stough family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Stough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stough 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Stough. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Stough. For the veterans among your Stough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stough Life Expectancy

What is the average Stough lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Stough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stough in 1946 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stough 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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