Still Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and German: nickname for a calm man, from Middle English, Middle High German stille ‘calm’, ‘still’. The German name may also have denoted a (deaf) mute, from the same word in the sense ‘silent’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fish trap in a river, from Middle English still, stell ‘fish trap’. German: habitational name from a place so named, in Alsace, near Strasbourg.

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

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Still Family Origin

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Still Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Still. The most common Still occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Still's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Still family was Farming.

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Still Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Still life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Still in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Still

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