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Stearns Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stern 2.

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


Similar surnames: Sterns, Stears, Stearn, Steers, Stern, Shears, Starks, Spears

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Stearns Family Origin

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Stearns Family Occupations

What did your Stearns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stearns family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stearns. The most common Stearns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Stearns's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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Stearns Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Stearns ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Stearns Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Stearns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Stearns in 1940 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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