Steltz Family History

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Steltz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle High German stelze, stilt ‘wooden leg’.

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

Similar surnames: Stultz, Stertz, Stoltz, Stetz, Stelter, Speltz, Steitz, Stotz, Stolz

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Steltz Family Origin

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Steltz Family Occupations

What did your Steltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steltz family was Cigar Maker. The most common Steltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Steltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steltz.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Cigar Maker


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

Steltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Steltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steltz 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Steltz. 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 560 military records available for the last name Steltz. For the veterans among your Steltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Steltz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Steltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Steltz in 1957 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steltz 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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