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Stimson Name Meaning

English: variant of Stimpson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stinson, Stimpson, Timson, Simson, Timpson, Stenson, Simeon, Atkeson

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Where is the Stimson family from?

You can see how Stimson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stimson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stimson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Stimson families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Stimson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Stimson families in 1840.
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What did your Stimson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stimson. 19% of Stimson men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Stimson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stimson were Farming and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Stimson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stimson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stimson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Stimson. For the veterans among your Stimson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stimson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Stimson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stimson in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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