Stroh Family History

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Stroh Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German stro ‘straw’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in straw, or a nickname for an exceptionally thin man or someone with straw-colored hair.

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


Similar surnames: Straw, Strom, Stoop, Strahl, Strohl, Storch, Stich, Stohl, Strope

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Stroh Family Origin

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Stroh Family Occupations

What did your Stroh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stroh family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stroh. The most common Stroh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Stroh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Stroh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stroh Life Expectancy

What is the average Stroh lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stroh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stroh in 1952 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stroh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stroh 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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