Sternhagen Family History

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Sternhagen Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German ster ‘ram’ + -n- (either the plural ending or a folk etymological insert by association with Middle High German stern ‘star’) hagen ‘enclosed field or pasture’. Swedish: probably an ornamental name composed of German Stern ‘star’ + Hagen ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinhagen, Ketterhagen, Steffenhagen, Greenhagen, Steinlage

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Sternhagen Family Origin

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Sternhagen Family Occupations

What did your Sternhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sternhagen. A less common occupation for the Sternhagen family was Constable. The most common Sternhagen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Sternhagen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Constable

    10%

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

Sternhagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sternhagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sternhagen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Sternhagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Sternhagen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sternhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sternhagen in 1964 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sternhagen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sternhagen 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.

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