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Stickney Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Stickney (Lincolnshire). The place probably takes its name from the elongated island on which it stands which may have been called Sticca (from Old English sticca ‘stick’ genitive sticcan) + Old English ēg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Stickley, Stuckey, Sidney, Tickner, Stoney, Stockley, Stokey

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Where is the Stickney family from?

You can see how Stickney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stickney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stickney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 87 Stickney families living in Massachusetts. This was about 28% of all the recorded Stickney's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Stickney families in 1840.
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What did your Stickney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stickney. 14% of Stickney men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Stickney women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stickney were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Stickney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stickney 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stickney. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Stickney. For the veterans among your Stickney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stickney lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stickney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stickney in 1952 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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