Sterr Family History

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Sterr Name Meaning

German: variant of Stehr.

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

Similar surnames: Speer, Sterk, Starr, Stern, Serr, Storr, Stear, Stehr, Steuer, Sperr

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Sterr Family Origin

Where is the Sterr family from?

Sterr Family Occupations

What did your Sterr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Huckster and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sterr. The most common Sterr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Sterr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sterr family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Huckster

  • Beer Saloon

  • Butcher


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

Sterr Historical Records

What Sterr family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Sterr Life Expectancy

What is the average Sterr lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sterr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Sterr in 1962 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sterr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sterr 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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