Stoner Family History

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Stoner Name Meaning

English (Sussex): topographic name for someone who lived in a stone-built house (see Stone), with the habitational or agent suffix -er. Translation of German Steiner.

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

Similar surnames: Stone, Storer, Stonier, Stoker, Stoney, Suttner, Steiner, Stuber

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Stoner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stoner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stoner. 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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Stoner Family Origin

Where is the Stoner family from?

Stoner Family Occupations

What did your Stoner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stoner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Stoner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoner. A less common occupation for the Stoner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Stoner Historical Records

What Stoner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 104,000 census records available for the last name Stoner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoner 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Stoner. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Stoner. For the veterans among your Stoner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stoner Life Expectancy

What is the average Stoner lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Stoner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stoner in 1942 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoner 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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