Steckel Family History
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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