Stelter Family History

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Stelter Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle Low German stelte, stilt ‘wooden leg’.

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


Similar surnames: Stelzer, Stetter, Steer, Stolte, Steeber, Elter, Shecter, Stetzer

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Stelter Family Origin

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Stelter Family Occupations

What did your Stelter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Loberer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stelter. A less common occupation for the Stelter family was Tailor. The most common Stelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Stelter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Loberer

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

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

Stelter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Stelter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Stelter Life Expectancy

What is the average Stelter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Stelter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stelter in 1954 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stelter 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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