Stoessel Family History

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Stoessel Name Meaning

German (Stössel): metonymic occupational name for someone who used a pestle, an apothecary or spicer, from Middle High German stœzel ‘pestle’.

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

Similar surnames: Roessel, Stempel, Stoebe, Sponsel, Kessel, Schissel, Stoetzel, Stoesz

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Stoessel Family Origin

Where is the Stoessel family from?

Stoessel Family Occupations

What did your Stoessel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stoessel family was Merchant. The most common Stoessel occupation in the USA was Champion Ma. S.. 20% of Stoessel's were Champion Ma. S.s. Champion Ma. S., Dry Goods and Florist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoessel.

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  • Champion Ma. S.

  • Dry Goods

  • Florist

  • Merchant


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

Stoessel Historical Records

What Stoessel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stoessel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoessel 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 625 immigration records available for the last name Stoessel. 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 531 military records available for the last name Stoessel. For the veterans among your Stoessel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stoessel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stoessel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stoessel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stoessel in 1951 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoessel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoessel 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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