Burgstahler Family History

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Burgstahler Name Meaning

occupational name for an armorer, from Burg ‘castle’ + Stahl ‘steel’ + -er suffix of agent nouns. Possibly a respelling of German Burgstaller, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Burgstall (generally designating a ‘place where a castle stands or stood’).

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


Similar surnames: Staller, Burger, Buescher, Buracker, Buttler, Stahler, Burkhalter

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Burgstahler Family Origin

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Burgstahler Family Occupations

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Burgstahler Historical Records

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Burgstahler Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Burgstahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burgstahler in 1957 was 60, and 96 in 2004.

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