Stringer Family History

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Stringer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of string or bow strings, from an agent derivative of Middle English streng ‘string’. In Yorkshire, where it is still particularly common, Redmonds argues that the surname may have been connected with iron working, a stringer having operated some form of specialist hearth.

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


Similar surnames: Springer, String, Slinger, Stanger, Strenger, Striker, Stranger

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Stringer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stringer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stringer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • France

    2%

  • Norway

    2%

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Stringer Family Origin

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Stringer Family Occupations

What did your Stringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stringer. A less common occupation for the Stringer family was Going To School. The most common Stringer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Stringer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Son

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Going To School

    3%

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

Stringer Historical Records

What Stringer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 191,000 census records available for the last name Stringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stringer 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Stringer. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Stringer. For the veterans among your Stringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Stringer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stringer in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stringer 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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