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Stenerson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Stenersen .

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


Similar surnames: Steenson, Enerson, Stenson, Segerson, Otterson, Steensen, Reierson

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Where is the Stenerson family from?

You can see how Stenerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stenerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Stenerson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Stenerson families living in Wisconsin. This was about 38% of all the recorded Stenerson's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Stenerson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stenerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stenerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stenerson. 31% of Stenerson men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Stenerson women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stenerson were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stenerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stenerson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 513 immigration records available for the last name Stenerson. 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 Cards

There are 492 military records available for the last name Stenerson. For the veterans among your Stenerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stenerson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stenerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stenerson in 1959 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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