Stiel Name Meaning

German: variant of Stiehl, or in some cases from a Germanic personal name, from stilli ‘quiet’, ‘gentle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Stiel ‘handle’, ‘stem’, ‘stalk’, most likely one of the names selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials when surnames were made compulsory.

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


Similar surnames: Stieb, Stiehl, Stier, Stief, Stich, Still, Stien, Stieg, Stoll, Steel

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Stiel Family Origin

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Stiel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Basket Maker

    6%
  • Brick Maker

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stiel. The most common Stiel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Stiel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stiel family was Brick Maker.

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Stiel Historical Records

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Stiel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Stiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Stiel in 1964 was 78, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stiel

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