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Stelzner Name Meaning

German:: variant of Stelzer but probably an occupational name for a stilt-maker. habitational name for someone from any of the places called Stelzen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stelzer, Selzer, Stettner, Stebner, Steiner, Stenner, Steiger, Stelle

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Where is the Stelzner family from?

You can see how Stelzner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stelzner family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Stelzner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Stelzner families living in New York. This was about 37% of all the recorded Stelzner's in USA. New York had the highest population of Stelzner families in 1880.
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What did your Stelzner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stelzner. 21% of Stelzner men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Stelzner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stelzner were Truck Driver and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Operator
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Typist
  • Cutter
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stelzner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stelzner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 547 immigration records available for the last name Stelzner. 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 Cards

There are 980 military records available for the last name Stelzner. For the veterans among your Stelzner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stelzner lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Stelzner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Stelzner in 1960 was 73, and 49 in 2004.

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