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Stanovich Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Stanović: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Stanislav .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stanich, Stankovic, Stipanovich, Stankevich, Sankovich, Stepanovich

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Where is the Stanovich family from?

You can see how Stanovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stanovich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Stanovich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Stanovich families living in California. This was about 89% of all the recorded Stanovich's in USA. California had the highest population of Stanovich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stanovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stanovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stanovich. 40% of Stanovich men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Stanovich women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stanovich were Labor and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Fisherman
  • Miner
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stanovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stanovich 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 266 immigration records available for the last name Stanovich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 389 military records available for the last name Stanovich. For the veterans among your Stanovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stanovich lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stanovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stanovich in 1951 was 40, and 89 in 2004.

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