Staunton Family History

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Staunton Name Meaning

Irish (of English origin): habitational name from any of the places so called in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire, which have the same etymology as Stanton. This name has been established in Ireland (Mayo, Connacht) from medieval times. See also McEvilly.

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


Similar surnames: Stanton, Stainton, Taunton, Manton, Swanton, Hunton, Seaton, Stockton

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Staunton Family Origin

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Staunton Family Occupations

What did your Staunton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Staunton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Staunton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Staunton family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staunton.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Staunton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Staunton Life Expectancy

What is the average Staunton lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Staunton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Staunton in 1948 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staunton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Staunton 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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