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Stream Family History

Stream Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, Middle English streme. Americanized form of Swedish Ström or Danish Strøm (see Strom).

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


Similar surnames: Strom, Street, Stead, Bream, Straw, Strahm, Streit, Stoebe, Steve

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Where is the Stream family from?

You can see how Stream families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stream family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stream families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Stream families living in Virginia. This was about 63% of all the recorded Stream's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Stream families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stream surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stream ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stream. 30% of Stream men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Stream women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stream were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Cook
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
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What Stream family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stream. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stream census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 516 immigration records available for the last name Stream. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Stream. For the veterans among your Stream ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stream lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stream life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stream in 1959 was 24, and 87 in 2004.

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