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Stoetzel Name Meaning

South German (Stötzel): nickname for a stockily built man from a diminutive of Middle High German stotz ‘clod lump log’.

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


Similar surnames: Stetzel, Stetzer, Stetz, Stotz, Netzel, Noetzel, Stritzel, Stoessel

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Where is the Stoetzel family from?

You can see how Stoetzel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoetzel family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Stoetzel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Stoetzel family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Stoetzel's in USA. New York had the highest population of Stoetzel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stoetzel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stoetzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stoetzel. 20% of Stoetzel men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Stoetzel women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoetzel were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stoetzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoetzel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 259 immigration records available for the last name Stoetzel. 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 Cards

There are 327 military records available for the last name Stoetzel. For the veterans among your Stoetzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoetzel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Stoetzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stoetzel in 1949 was 40, and 42 in 2004.

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