Stoy Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic stojati ‘stand’.

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


Similar surnames: Toy, Stoop, Goy, Stoa, Stock, Storr, Star, Stob, Sooy, Sly

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Stoy Family Origin

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Stoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoy. The most common Stoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Stoy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stoy family was Laborer.

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Stoy Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Stoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stoy in 1947 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoy

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