Stangeland Family History

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Stangeland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads in Rogaland and Hordaland named in Old Norse as Stangaland, from stong ‘pole’, ‘bar’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’; the significance of this is not clear.

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


Similar surnames: Langeland, Stensland, Helgeland, Handeland, Tangen, Langland

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Stangeland Family Origin

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Stangeland Family Occupations

What did your Stangeland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stangeland family was Working On Section. The most common Stangeland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Stangeland's were Farmers. Farmer and Retired Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Stangeland.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Retired Merchant

    17%
  • Working On Section

    17%

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

Stangeland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stangeland Life Expectancy

What is the average Stangeland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stangeland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Stangeland in 1956 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stangeland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stangeland 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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