Stemm Family History

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Stemm Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places, all in northern Germany, called Stemmen, from an Old Low German element meaning ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Stamm, Stemmer, Stein, Stumm, Stell, Storm, Tamm, Steer, Steg, Stern

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Stemm Family Origin

Where is the Stemm family from?

Stemm Family Occupations

What did your Stemm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stemm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Stemm's were Farmers. Farmer, Marble Cutter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stemm. A less common occupation for the Stemm family was Brick Layer.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Marble Cutter

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Layer

    6%

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

Stemm Historical Records

What Stemm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stemm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stemm 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 Stemm

Passenger List

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

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Stemm Life Expectancy

What is the average Stemm lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stemm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stemm in 1962 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stemm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stemm 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.

Famous Stemm Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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