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Steckel Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German stekel ‘easily affronted’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German steckel and Yiddish shtekl ‘little stick’, hence perhaps a nickname for a thin person. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Stöckel ‘outhouse’.

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


Similar surnames: Seckel, Stickel, Steckler, Strecker, Stempel, Sickel, Steck, Stengel

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Steckel Family Origin

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Steckel Family Occupations

What did your Steckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Steckel. 13% of Steckel men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Steckel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steckel were Machinist and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Secretary
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%

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

Steckel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Steckel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steckel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Steckel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Steckel. For the veterans among your Steckel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steckel Life Expectancy

What is the average Steckel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Steckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steckel in 1950 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

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