Stoke Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England named from Middle English stoke. The exact sense in individual cases is not clear; it seems to have meant originally merely ‘place’, and to have been used mainly for an outlying hamlet or dependent settlement.

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

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Stoke Family Origin

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Stoke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoke. A less common occupation for the Stoke family was Grocer. The most common Stoke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Stoke's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Stoke | Data not to scale

Stoke Historical Records

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Stoke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Stoke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Stoke in 1963 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoke

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