Stierwalt Family History

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Stierwalt Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Stierwald, Stierwaldt, a habitational name from a place called Steuerwald, near Hildesheim.

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

Similar surnames: Steuerwald, Stirrat, Berwald, Steigerwalt, Stirewalt, Seewald, Straut

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Stierwalt Family Origin

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Stierwalt Family Occupations

What did your Stierwalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stierwalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Stierwalt's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stierwalt. A less common occupation for the Stierwalt family was Stock Dealer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Stock Dealer


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

Stierwalt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stierwalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stierwalt 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Stierwalt. 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 477 military records available for the last name Stierwalt. For the veterans among your Stierwalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stierwalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Stierwalt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stierwalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Stierwalt in 1958 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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