Sterba Family History

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Sterba Name Meaning

Czech (Šterba): from Czech šterba ‘gap’, probably a nickname for someone with a front tooth missing.

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


Similar surnames: Stella, Stern, Steeb, Stertz, Sterk, Sterle, Sera, Spera, Seba

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Sterba Family Origin

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Sterba Family Occupations

What did your Sterba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sterba. 15% of Sterba men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Sterba women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sterba were Farming and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sterba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sterba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sterba census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 881 immigration records available for the last name Sterba. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 748 military records available for the last name Sterba. For the veterans among your Sterba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sterba Life Expectancy

What is the average Sterba lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sterba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sterba in 1949 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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