Stelzer Family History

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Stelzer Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German stelzære ‘person with a wooden leg’. habitational name for someone from any of various places named Stelzen.

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


Similar surnames: Stelzner, Stelter, Selzer, Stolzer, Stetzer, Steer, Stalder, Belzer

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Stelzer Family Origin

Where is the Stelzer family from?

Stelzer Family Occupations

What did your Stelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stelzer. A less common occupation for the Stelzer family was Butcher. The most common Stelzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Stelzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Stelzer Historical Records

What Stelzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stelzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stelzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Stelzer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Stelzer. 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 Stelzer. For the veterans among your Stelzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stelzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Stelzer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stelzer in 1956 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stelzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stelzer 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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