Stout Family History

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Stout Name Meaning

nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stut ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

Similar surnames: Tout, Stoop, Stone, Stock, Start, Storm, Stott, Storr, Short, Trout

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Stout Family Origin

Where is the Stout family from?

Stout Family Occupations

What did your Stout ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Stout occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Stout's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stout. A less common occupation for the Stout family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Blacksmith

  • Labourer


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

Stout Historical Records

What Stout family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 211,000 census records available for the last name Stout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stout 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Stout. 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 43,000 military records available for the last name Stout. For the veterans among your Stout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stout Life Expectancy

What is the average Stout lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stout in 1943 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stout

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stout 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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