Straut Family History

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Straut Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Strauth, a topographic name for someone who lived near a thicket, from Middle High German strut ‘scrub’, ‘thicket’.

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

Similar surnames: Traut, Straub, Strutt, Traub, Strauch, Street, Strouf, Trout, Kraut

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Straut Family Origin

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Straut Family Occupations

What did your Straut ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straut. A less common occupation for the Straut family was Keeps House. The most common Straut occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Straut's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Keeps House


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

Straut Historical Records

What Straut family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Straut. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Straut 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Straut. 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 508 military records available for the last name Straut. For the veterans among your Straut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Straut Life Expectancy

What is the average Straut lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Straut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Straut in 1964 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Straut

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Straut 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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