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Sartain Family History

Sartain Name Meaning

English (Wiltshire): variant of Sartin .

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


Similar surnames: Sartin, Martin, Certain, Sarazin, Partain, Captain, Stain, Satin

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Where is the Sartain family from?

You can see how Sartain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sartain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sartain families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Sartain families living in Mississippi. This was about 23% of all the recorded Sartain's in USA. Mississippi and 1 other state had the highest population of Sartain families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sartain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sartain ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sartain. 30% of Sartain men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Sartain women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sartain were Farming and Housekeeper. .

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Sartain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sartain 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 852 immigration records available for the last name Sartain. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sartain. For the veterans among your Sartain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sartain lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sartain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sartain in 1941 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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