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Stickler Family History

Stickler Name Meaning

English: variant of Stickley . German: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill from Middle High German stickel ‘hill slope’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant; in the south an occupational name for someone who shapes and sets stakes in vineyards.

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


Similar surnames: Steckler, Spickler, Stickel, Stucker, Brickler, Seckler, Stocker

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Where is the Stickler family from?

You can see how Stickler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stickler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stickler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Stickler families living in Ohio. This was about 34% of all the recorded Stickler's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Stickler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stickler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stickler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stickler. 16% of Stickler men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Stickler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stickler were Clerk 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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Stickler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stickler 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 Stickler. 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 Stickler. For the veterans among your Stickler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stickler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Stickler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Stickler in 1948 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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