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Strouf Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Strauf an occupational name for a skinner or knacker from Middle High German stroufen ‘to flay’.

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

Similar surnames: Stroop, Stroh, Strope, Stoff, Straut, Tropf, Shrode, Straub, Strom

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Where is the Strouf family from?

You can see how Strouf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Strouf family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Strouf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Strouf family living in Channel Islands. This was 100% of all the recorded Strouf's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Strouf families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Strouf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Strouf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Strouf. 55% of Strouf men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Lawyer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Strouf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strouf 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Strouf. 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 143 military records available for the last name Strouf. For the veterans among your Strouf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Strouf lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Strouf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Strouf in 1966 was 71, and 77 in 2002.

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