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Where is the Straight family from?
You can see how Straight families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Straight family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Straight families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 37 Straight families living in New York. This was about 37% of all the recorded Straight's in USA. New York had the highest population of Straight families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Straight surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Straight. 20% of Straight men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Straight women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Straight were Carpenter and Stenographer. .