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Stater Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained; early forms with the definite article suggest it may have been an occupational name. German (Stäter): variant of Stäte (see State).

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


Similar surnames: Slater, Staver, Cater, Storer, Stager, Stauter, Stader, Staser, State

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Stater Family Origin

Where is the Stater family from?

Stater Family Occupations

What did your Stater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Stater's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stater. A less common occupation for the Stater family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Stater Historical Records

What Stater family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stater census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Stater

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Stater. 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 Stater. For the veterans among your Stater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stater Life Expectancy

What is the average Stater lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Stater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Stater in 1960 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stater 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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