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Stride Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stride ‘(long) pace’ (from stride(n) ‘to walk with long steps’), presumably a nickname for someone with long legs or whose gait had a purposeful air, although Reaney and Wilson suggest it may also have been a topographic name for someone who lived by a crossing point over a stream, presumably no wider than a stride. They cite as an example a place known as The Strid, in North Yorkshire.

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

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Stride Family Origin

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Stride Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    35%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Miner

    12%
  • Boatsman

    6%

In 1880, the most common Stride occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Stride's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Stride family was Boatsman. Laborer, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stride.

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Stride Historical Records

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Stride Life Expectancy

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