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Stiehl Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made tool handles, from Middle High German stil ‘stalk’, ‘handle’.

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


Similar surnames: Stiel, Biehl, Stier, Strahl, Stahl, Stiefel, Stehr, Stuhl, Kiehl

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Stiehl Family Origin

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Stiehl Family Occupations

What did your Stiehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stiehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Stiehl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stiehl. A less common occupation for the Stiehl family was Basket Maker.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Basket Maker

    4%

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

Stiehl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stiehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Stiehl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stiehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Stiehl in 1962 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stiehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stiehl 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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