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Stelzer Family History

Stelzer Name Meaning
nickname from Middle High German stelzære ‘person with a wooden leg’.habitational name for someone from any of various places named Stelzen.

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

40,847 Historical Documents with Stelzer on Ancestry.com
13,889 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,404 Military Records
1,799 Immigration Records
6,649 Census and Voter Lists
15,106 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Stelzer Families

  • Number of Stelzer families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Stelzer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Stelzer census records

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Stelzer Family Origin

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Stelzer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Stelzer 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 Stelzer

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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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Stelzer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stelzer census records

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

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Stelzer Civil War Service Records

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