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State Name Meaning

German (Stät(e)): nickname from Middle High German stæt(e) ‘firm’, ‘steadfast’, ‘constant’.

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


Similar surnames: Statz, Stave, Stage, Plate, Staub, Starke, Stapf, Spatz, Stahl

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State Family Origin

Where is the State family from?

State Family Occupations

What did your State ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by State. The most common State occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of State's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the State family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • House Keeper

    6%

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

State Historical Records

What State family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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State Life Expectancy

What is the average State lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, State life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for State in 1960 was 35, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for State

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your State 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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