Steckler Family History

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Steckler Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a person known for making snide remarks, from Middle Low German stekeln, compare Steckel 1. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a glass worker or glazier, from Russian steklo ‘glass’ + the Yiddish agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Seckler, Stickler, Steckel, Sheckler, Meckler, Strecker, Spickler

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Steckler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Steckler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Steckler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


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Steckler Family Origin

Where is the Steckler family from?

Steckler Family Occupations

What did your Steckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steckler. A less common occupation for the Steckler family was Carriage Maker. The most common Steckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Steckler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Butcher

  • Carriage Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Steckler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Steckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Steckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steckler 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 Steckler. 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 Steckler. For the veterans among your Steckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Steckler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Steckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Steckler in 1955 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steckler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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