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Strater Name Meaning

North German (Sträter) and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived in a street, from Middle Low German strate ‘street’, ‘road’ + the agent suffix -(e)r. Compare Strasser.

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


Similar surnames: Strate, Strider, Strieter, Prater, Stamer, Trager, Trader, Rater

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Strater Family Origin

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Strater Family Occupations

What did your Strater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strater. The most common Strater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Strater's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Strater family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • At Home

    4%

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

Strater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Strater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strater 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Strater. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Strater. For the veterans among your Strater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strater Life Expectancy

What is the average Strater lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Strater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Strater in 1962 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strater 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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