Stansbury Family History

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Stansbury Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Stanbrough.

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

Similar surnames: Stansbery, Stanbury, Sansbury, Stansberry, Salsbury, Stanbery

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Stansbury Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stansbury name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stansbury. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Stansbury Family Origin

Where is the Stansbury family from?

Stansbury Family Occupations

What did your Stansbury ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Stansbury Historical Records

What Stansbury family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Stansbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stansbury 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stansbury. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Stansbury. For the veterans among your Stansbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stansbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Stansbury lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Stansbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stansbury in 1941 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stansbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stansbury 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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