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Stanaway Family History

Stanaway Name Meaning
Possibly a variant form of English Stanway, a habitational name from any of the places called Stanaway, in Essex, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Shropshire, all named with Old English stan ‘stone’ + weg ‘track’, ‘road’.

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

24,791 Historical Documents with Stanaway on Ancestry.com
7,176 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
379 Military Records
466 Immigration Records
5,626 Census and Voter Lists
11,144 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Stanaway Families

  • Number of Stanaway families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stanaway families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Stanaway families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Stanaway Family Origin

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Stanaway Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Stanaway

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Stanaway Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Stanaway

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