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Stickel Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stikel ‘rough difficult’ used later as a descriptive nickname meaning ‘rough bristly stickle-haired’. English: perhaps also a nickname from Middle English stikel ‘stickleback’ a small common freshwater fish. Compare Gudgeon . English: variant of Stile ; see also Stegall . German: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill from Middle High German stickel ‘hill slope’. German: nickname from Middle High German stickel ‘prickle spine pointed object’.

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


Similar surnames: Sickel, Steckel, Stickler, Brickel, Seckel, Stricker, Stocker, Sichel

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Where is the Stickel family from?

You can see how Stickel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stickel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stickel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Stickel families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 66% of all the recorded Stickel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stickel families in 1840.
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What did your Stickel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stickel. 18% of Stickel men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Stickel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stickel were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stickel. 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 Stickel. For the veterans among your Stickel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stickel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Stickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stickel in 1946 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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