Strider Family History

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Strider Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Strijder or German Streiter, a nickname for an aggressive person, an agent noun derived from Middle Low German striden, Middle High German striten ‘to fight’, or perhaps an altered spelling of German Strieder, from a Germanic personal name formed with strit, originally ‘striving’, ‘contest’, ‘quarrel’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Stricker, Strater, Stier, Treder, Stride, Strine, Stader, Strieter

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Strider Family Origin

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Strider Family Occupations

What did your Strider ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Strider. 10% of Strider men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Strider women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strider were Truck Driver and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Laborer
  • Secretary
  • Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Strider Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Strider. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strider 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Strider. 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 904 military records available for the last name Strider. For the veterans among your Strider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strider Life Expectancy

What is the average Strider lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Strider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Strider in 1960 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strider 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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