Sterken Family History

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Sterken Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. Perhaps a shortened form of (van) Sterkenburg, a habitational name from a place so named in Utrecht. South German (Bavaria): nickname for a short person, from a dialect word to stalk, stub, stump.

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


Similar surnames: Stern, Steckel, Steven, Steen, Starke, Starker, Sterkel, Sterk

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Sterken Family Origin

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Sterken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Sterken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Sterken's were Farmers.

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Sterken Life Expectancy

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