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Street Family History

Street Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Hertfordshire, Kent, and Somerset, so named from Old English str?t ‘paved highway’, ‘Roman road’ (Latin strata (via)). In the Middle Ages the word at first denoted a Roman road but later also came to denote the main street in a town or village, and so the surname may also have been a topographic name for someone who lived on a main street.Jewish: Americanized form of the Sephardic surname Chetrit, of uncertain origin.Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Strasser and a number of other similar surnames.

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

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328,980 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
44,227 Military Records
21,981 Immigration Records
354,191 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Street Families

  • Number of Street families
     88 - 173
     30 - 87
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Street families
     466 - 930
     156 - 465
     1 - 155
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Street families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Street Family Origin

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Street Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Street

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Street Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Street Civil War Service Records

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