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Stelling Family History

Stelling Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Northumberland and Kent. The former is probbly from an Old English stelling ‘shelter or fold for cattle’; the latter may be named with an unattested Old English male personal name, Stealla, + -ingas, a suffix denoting ‘family or followers of’.Dutch: topographic name from a derivative of Middle Dutch stelle ‘land built up on mudflats behind a dike’.German: derivative of Stell 1, for a small cattle farmer.

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

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18,065 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,889 Military Records
3,012 Immigration Records
12,018 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Stelling Families

  • Number of Stelling families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stelling families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Stelling families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Stelling Family Origin

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Stelling Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Stelling

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Stelling Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stelling census records

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Stelling Civil War Service Records

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