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Stifter Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a derivative of Middle High German, Middle Dutch stift, a non-monastic religious community, hence a status name for a member of such a brotherhood.

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


Similar surnames: Stier, Stichter, Strieter, Suiter, Strater, Stieber, Strider, Raiter

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Stifter Family Origin

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Stifter Family Occupations

What did your Stifter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stifter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Stifter's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Cloth House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stifter. A less common occupation for the Stifter family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk In Cloth House

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Stifter Historical Records

What Stifter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stifter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stifter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Stifter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Stifter. 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 Stifter. For the veterans among your Stifter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stifter Life Expectancy

What is the average Stifter lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Stifter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Stifter in 1961 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stifter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stifter 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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