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Stokes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stokes name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Stokes Family Origin

Where is the Stokes family from?

Stokes Family Occupations

What did your Stokes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stokes family was Farm Laborer. The most common Stokes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Stokes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stokes.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Stokes Historical Records

What Stokes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 462,000 census records available for the last name Stokes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stokes 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 38,000 immigration records available for the last name Stokes. 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 64,000 military records available for the last name Stokes. For the veterans among your Stokes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stokes Life Expectancy

What is the average Stokes lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stokes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stokes in 1940 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stokes 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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