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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

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Steckel Family Origin

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Steckel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laboring

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steckel family was Laboring. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steckel. The most common Steckel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Steckel's were Farmers.

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Steckel Historical Records

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Steckel Life Expectancy

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