Stenseth Family History

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Stenseth Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in eastern Norway, named Steinset, from either the noun stein ‘stone’ or the same word as a personal name + set ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Stensrud, Gronseth, Stensby, Helseth, Finseth, Espeseth, Nesseth

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Stenseth Family Origin

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Stenseth Family Occupations

What did your Stenseth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stenseth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Stenseth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Stenseth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stenseth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stenseth 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 628 immigration records available for the last name Stenseth. 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 297 military records available for the last name Stenseth. For the veterans among your Stenseth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stenseth Life Expectancy

What is the average Stenseth lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Stenseth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stenseth in 1961 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stenseth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stenseth 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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