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Streeter Name Meaning

English (Sussex): topographic name for someone living by a highway, in particular a Roman road (see Street).

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


Similar surnames: Street, Strater, Strieter, Stenner, Sorter, Strenger, Reuter, Strate

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Where is the Streeter family from?

You can see how Streeter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Streeter family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Streeter families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 85 Streeter families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Streeter's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Streeter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Streeter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Streeter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Streeter. 20% of Streeter men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Streeter women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Streeter were Carpenter and Teacher.

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
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What Streeter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Streeter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streeter 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Streeter. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Streeter. For the veterans among your Streeter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Streeter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Streeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Streeter in 1944 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

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