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Stember Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): variant of Stemmer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Steinberg.

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


Similar surnames: Stemmer, Stemler, Steuber, Steuer, Steier, Stecker, Semler, Stempel

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Where is the Stember family from?

You can see how Stember families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stember family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stember families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Stember family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Stember's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Stember families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stember surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stember ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stember. 25% of Stember men worked as a Salesman and 31% of Stember women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stember were Foreman and Secretary.

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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

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Foreman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    31%
  • Keep House
    24%
  • Presser
    16%
  • Secretary
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stember. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stember 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Stember. 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 243 military records available for the last name Stember. For the veterans among your Stember ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stember lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Stember life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stember in 1964 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

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