Staats Family History

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Staats Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Staat (see Staas).

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

Similar surnames: Staat, Staas, Strate, Staal, Staack, Stadt, Swarts, Straus, Staggs

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Staats Family Origin

Where is the Staats family from?

Staats Family Occupations

What did your Staats ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staats. The most common Staats occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Staats's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Staats family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Staats ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Staats Historical Records

What Staats family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Staats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staats census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Staats. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Staats. For the veterans among your Staats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Staats Life Expectancy

What is the average Staats lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Staats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Staats in 1941 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staats

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Staats ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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