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Stoffels Name Meaning

German (Rhineland) and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Stoffel.

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


Similar surnames: Stoffel, Stoffers, Steffes, Steffens, Wyffels, Steffen, Roffers

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Where is the Stoffels family from?

You can see how Stoffels families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoffels family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Stoffels families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Stoffels families living in Wisconsin. This was about 36% of all the recorded Stoffels's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Stoffels families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stoffels surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stoffels ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stoffels. 32% of Stoffels men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Stoffels women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoffels were Labor and Maid.

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Labor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Maid
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stoffels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoffels 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Stoffels. 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 553 military records available for the last name Stoffels. For the veterans among your Stoffels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoffels lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stoffels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stoffels in 1959 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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