Stannard Family History

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Stannard Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Stanhard (Old English Stanheard), composed of the elements stan ‘stone’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Tankard, Stanford, Baynard, Savard, Stallard, Manard, Stafford

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Stannard Family Origin

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Stannard Family Occupations

What did your Stannard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stannard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Stannard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stannard family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stannard.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Stannard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Stannard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stannard 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 Stannard. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stannard. For the veterans among your Stannard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stannard Life Expectancy

What is the average Stannard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stannard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stannard in 1945 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stannard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stannard 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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