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Strayhorn Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an Americanized form of Strachan, Straughan, reflecting the pronunciation, or of Strawhorn, a Scottish name found in Ayrshire and Dumfries, which Black believes to be of local origin, from the lands of Strowarrane or Strawarrane, recorded in Ayr in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Strachan, Stayton, Rayborn, Stryker, Strasheim, Trafton, Strawder

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Strayhorn Family Origin

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Strayhorn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Works On Farm

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Works On Farm and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strayhorn. The most common Strayhorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Strayhorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Strayhorn family was Blacksmith.

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Strayhorn Life Expectancy

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