Standen Family History

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Standen Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Berkshire, Lancashire, and Wiltshire, so called from Old English stan ‘stone’ + denu ‘valley’, or from another on the Isle of Wight, the second element of which is Old English dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Stanley, Stanton, Sanden, Stanger, Stade, Dearden, Sander, Branden

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Standen Family Origin

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Standen Family Occupations

What did your Standen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Standen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Standen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Standen family was Boad Corker. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Standen.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Boad Corker


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

Standen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Standen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Standen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Standen. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Standen. For the veterans among your Standen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Standen Life Expectancy

What is the average Standen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Standen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Standen in 1954 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Standen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Standen 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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