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Straight Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English stre?t ‘straight’, ‘upright’, presumably applied in either a literal or a figurative sense.

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


Similar surnames: Upright, Speight, Wright, Streit, Slight, Bright, Sleight, Strange

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Straight Family Origin

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Straight Family Occupations

What did your Straight ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Straight family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straight. The most common Straight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Straight's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Straight | Data not to scale

Straight Historical Records

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Straight Life Expectancy

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Famous Straight Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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