Steltenpohl Family History

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Steltenpohl Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing name or nickname, literally ‘stilt Paul’, for a person of that name who used stilts or a wooden leg (see Stelter), or perhaps an occupational name for a manufacturer of stilts or wooden legs, from Middle Low German stelte + Low German Pohl.

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


Similar surnames: Stelter, Stollenwerk, Stempel, Wettengel, Meisenzahl, Stelling

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Steltenpohl Family Origin

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Steltenpohl Family Occupations

What did your Steltenpohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Steltenpohl. The most common Steltenpohl occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Steltenpohl's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    50%
  • Stone Cutter

    50%

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Steltenpohl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steltenpohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steltenpohl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Steltenpohl. 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 Steltenpohl. For the veterans among your Steltenpohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steltenpohl Life Expectancy

What is the average Steltenpohl lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Steltenpohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Steltenpohl in 1948 was 36, and 87 in 2004.

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