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Stettner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Stetten.

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


Similar surnames: Stettler, Kettner, Huettner, Stelzner, Sittner, Suttner, Sterner

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Where is the Stettner family from?

You can see how Stettner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stettner family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Stettner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Stettner families living in Wisconsin. This was about 53% of all the recorded Stettner's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Stettner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stettner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stettner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stettner. 19% of Stettner men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Stettner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stettner were Tailor and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Tailor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Maid
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stettner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stettner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stettner. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Stettner. For the veterans among your Stettner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stettner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stettner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stettner in 1963 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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