Stinson Family History

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Stinson Name Meaning

English (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Stenson 1.

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

Similar surnames: Stimson, Sinton, Stenson, Stimpson, Swanson, Atkinson, Vinson

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Stinson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stinson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stinson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Stinson Family Origin

Where is the Stinson family from?

Stinson Family Occupations

What did your Stinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stinson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stinson. The most common Stinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Stinson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stinson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stinson Historical Records

What Stinson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 113,000 census records available for the last name Stinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stinson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Stinson. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Stinson. For the veterans among your Stinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Stinson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stinson in 1943 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stinson 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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