Strother Family History

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Strother Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: topographic name from northern Middle English strother ‘damp land overgrown with brushwood’, or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Strother in Tyne and Wear, or Struthers in Fife and Strathclyde.

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


Similar surnames: Trotter, Strothers, Rother, Strenger, Rather, Strawther, Brother

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Strother Family Origin

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Strother Family Occupations

What did your Strother ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strother. The most common Strother occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Strother's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Strother family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Strother Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Strother Life Expectancy

What is the average Strother lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Strother life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Strother in 1948 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strother

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strother 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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