Standing Family History

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Standing Name Meaning

English (chiefly Sussex): variant of Standen, or a habitational name from a place in Lancashire with the same etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Standish, Standen, Standring, Spalding, Canning, Standridge, Steding

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Standing Family Origin

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Standing Family Occupations

What did your Standing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Miller and Aged were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Standing. The most common Standing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Standing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Standing family was Boarding House.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • Aged

  • Boarding House


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

Standing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Standing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Standing 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Standing. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Standing. For the veterans among your Standing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Standing Life Expectancy

What is the average Standing lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Standing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Standing in 1958 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Standing 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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