Staab Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German stap ‘rod’, ‘staff’, a metonymic occupational name for anyone who carried a staff as a symbol of office.

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


Similar surnames: Staal, Staub, Saam, Stang, Saal, Stage, Salb, Stahl, Schaab, Stall

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Staab Family Origin

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Staab Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Staab family was Keeping House. The most common Staab occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Staab's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staab.

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Staab Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Staab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Staab in 1947 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staab

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