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Stockton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, for example in Cheshire, County Durham, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, and North and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’ or stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. It is not possible to distinguish between the two first elements on the basis of early forms.

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


Similar surnames: Tolton, Stratton, Stockley, Stoughton, Shotton, Scotton, Stanton

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Stockton Family Origin

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Stockton Family Occupations

What did your Stockton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stockton. The most common Stockton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Stockton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stockton family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Stockton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stockton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stockton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Stockton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stockton. For the veterans among your Stockton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stockton Life Expectancy

What is the average Stockton lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Stockton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stockton in 1946 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stockton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stockton 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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