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Strength Name Meaning

Possibly Scottish. Black lists the surname Strengthie, also giving an example of Strength used as a byname in the 18th or 19th century: a James Stuart known as Jamie Strength.

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


Similar surnames: Strang, Street, Trent, Trench, Stringer, Stroth, Stronach, Spreng

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Strength Family Origin

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Strength Family Occupations

What did your Strength ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Strength family was Hauling Wood. The most common Strength occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Strength's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Cotton Mill and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strength.

View Census data for Strength | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    57%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Hauling Wood

    7%

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

Strength Historical Records

What Strength family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Strength. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strength 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Strength. 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 Strength. For the veterans among your Strength ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strength Life Expectancy

What is the average Strength lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Strength life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Strength in 1957 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strength

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strength 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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