String Family History

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String Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of strings or bow strings, from Middle English streng ‘string’, ‘cord’.

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

Similar surnames: Streng, Strong, Strang, Spring, Ring, Strick, Stein, Stang, Swing

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String Family Origin

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String Family Occupations

What did your String ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common String occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of String's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the String family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by String.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

String Historical Records

What String family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name String. Like a window into their day-to-day life, String 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 676 immigration records available for the last name String. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name String. For the veterans among your String ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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String Life Expectancy

What is the average String lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, String life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for String in 1962 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for String

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your String 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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