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Stolp Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from places called Stolp or Stolpe in Pomerania, Mecklenburg, and Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Stoop, Stopp, Stolpe, Sola, Stoll, Torp, Stoa, Stone, Still, Sole

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Where is the Stolp family from?

You can see how Stolp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stolp family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stolp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Stolp families living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Stolp's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Stolp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stolp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stolp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stolp. 33% of Stolp men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Stolp women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stolp were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stolp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stolp 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 934 immigration records available for the last name Stolp. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Stolp. For the veterans among your Stolp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stolp lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stolp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Stolp in 1943 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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