Streight Family History

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Streight Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Straight or Streit.

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


Similar surnames: Straight, Spight, Streit, Streich, Speight, Slaight, Reigh, Mcright

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Streight Family Origin

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Streight Family Occupations

What did your Streight ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Streight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Streight's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Streight family was Horse Dealer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Streight.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Horse Dealer

    5%

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

Streight Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Streight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streight census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Streight

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Streight. 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 Streight. For the veterans among your Streight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Streight Life Expectancy

What is the average Streight lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Streight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Streight in 1957 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Streight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Streight 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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