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Stokes Family History

Stokes Name Meaning
English: variant of Stoke.

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

2,363,129 Historical Documents with Stokes on Ancestry.com
632,222 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
61,697 Military Records
34,662 Immigration Records
432,162 Census and Voter Lists
1,202,386 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Stokes Families

  • Number of Stokes families
     259 - 515
     87 - 258
     1 - 86
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stokes families
     903 - 1,803
     302 - 902
     1 - 301
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Stokes families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Stokes census records

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Stokes Family Origin

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Stokes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Stokes families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Stokes

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Stokes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stokes census records

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Stokes Civil War Service Records

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