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Stelter Family History

Stelter Name Meaning
North German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle Low German stelte, stilt ‘wooden leg’.

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

39,310 Historical Documents with Stelter on Ancestry.com
12,287 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,474 Military Records
1,676 Immigration Records
7,759 Census and Voter Lists
16,114 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Stelter Families

  • Number of Stelter families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stelter families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Stelter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Stelter census records

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Stelter Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Stelter families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Stelter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Stelter families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Stelter

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Stelter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stelter census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Stelter ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Stelter Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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