Stieglitz Family History

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Stieglitz Name Meaning

Eastern German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German stiglitz, German Stieglitz ‘goldfinch’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird, or in the case of the Jewish name an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Stiglitz, Stoltz, Streit, Stiegler, Sterling, Steltz, Steitz, Stiehl

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Stieglitz Family Origin

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Stieglitz Family Occupations

What did your Stieglitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Carpenter and Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stieglitz. A less common occupation for the Stieglitz family was Farmer. The most common Stieglitz occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Stieglitz's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Dry Goods

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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

Stieglitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stieglitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stieglitz 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 Stieglitz. 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 Stieglitz. For the veterans among your Stieglitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stieglitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Stieglitz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stieglitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Stieglitz in 1959 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stieglitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stieglitz 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.

Famous Stieglitz Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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