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Streu Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the places so called, for example in Franconia. (of Slavic origin): from a Slavic word meaning ‘order’, ‘honor’.

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


Similar surnames: Street, Strom, Istre, Abreu, Ostrem, Storer, Stray, Stretz, Strege

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Where is the Streu family from?

You can see how Streu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Streu family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Streu families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Streu families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Streu's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Streu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Streu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Streu ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Streu. .

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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
    100%
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What Streu family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 931 census records available for the last name Streu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streu 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 210 immigration records available for the last name Streu. 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 598 military records available for the last name Streu. For the veterans among your Streu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Streu lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Streu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Streu in 1960 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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