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Stoken Family History

Stoken Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Stocken a topographic name for someone who lived by ‘(the) stumps’ from the weak plural of stocc ‘stump’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Stokey, Stoker, Stoner, Staker, Stakes, Stone, Stocker, Stoke, Stokes

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Where is the Stoken family from?

You can see how Stoken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoken family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Stoken families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 13 Stoken families living in South Carolina. This was about 65% of all the recorded Stoken's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Stoken families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stoken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stoken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stoken. 32% of Stoken men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Stoken women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoken were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stoken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoken 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Stoken. 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 209 military records available for the last name Stoken. For the veterans among your Stoken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoken lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stoken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Stoken in 1962 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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