Sterkel Family History

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Sterkel Name Meaning

German (Störkel): from a diminutive of storch, storke ‘stork’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.

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


Similar surnames: Starkel, Steckel, Sterken, Seckel, Stetzel, Stempel, Sterle, Stickel

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Sterkel Family Origin

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Sterkel Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

In 1880, the most common Sterkel occupation in the USA was Barber. 13% of Sterkel's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Sterkel family was Machinist. Barber, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sterkel.

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Sterkel Historical Records

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Sterkel Life Expectancy

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