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Stenner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a stonemason or stonecutter, or a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground, from a derivative of Middle English stene ‘stony place’. Compare Stone.

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


Similar surnames: Steiner, Spenner, Stebner, Denner, Stonier, Stenger, Tanner, Jenner

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Where is the Stenner family from?

You can see how Stenner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stenner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stenner families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Stenner family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Stenner's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stenner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stenner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stenner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stenner. 19% of Stenner men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Stenner women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stenner were Machinist and Saleslady.

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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
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Stenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stenner 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 960 immigration records available for the last name Stenner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stenner. For the veterans among your Stenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stenner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Stenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Stenner in 1964 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

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