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Strawn Family History

Strawn Name Meaning
Probably an altered form of Strachan or Straughan, reflecting the pronunciation.

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

184,734 Historical Documents with Strawn on Ancestry.com
28,353 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,624 Military Records
951 Immigration Records
20,882 Census and Voter Lists
129,924 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Strawn Families

  • Number of Strawn families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Strawn families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Strawn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Strawn census records

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Strawn Family Origin

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Strawn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Strawn

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Strawn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Strawn census records

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Strawn Civil War Service Records

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