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Stelly Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Stelli, a nickname for a robust person, from Middle High German stehelin ‘made of hardened iron’. North German: probably a derivative of Stelling, which may go back to an Old Saxon personal name also reflected in other family names.

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


Similar surnames: Stella, Steury, Stoll, Stell, Still, Stolley, Selle, Sell, Sully

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Stelly Family Origin

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Stelly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works In Field

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Field and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stelly. A less common occupation for the Stelly family was Keeping House. The most common Stelly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Stelly's were Farmers.

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Stelly Life Expectancy

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