Standish Family History

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Standish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester), so named from Old English stan ‘stone’ + edisc ‘pasture’. There is another place so named in Gloucestershire, but it does not seem to be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Stanwick, Standen, Standing, Stancil, Gladish, Sandino, Brandis

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Standish Family Origin

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Standish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Standish. The most common Standish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Standish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Standish family was Farming.

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Standish Historical Records

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Standish Life Expectancy

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