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Stolpe Name Meaning

East German: variant of Stolp . Swedish: nickname or a soldier's name from stolpe ‘pole post’ or ‘pale’ (in heraldic sense). Danish: nickname from stolpe ‘pole post’. Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Stolpe(n) mostly from stolpe ‘pole post’ referring to a high and narrow mountain or hill.

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


Similar surnames: Stolper, Stolp, Stolze, Stolle, Stopp, Stobbe, Stille, Stolte, Stocke

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Where is the Stolpe family from?

You can see how Stolpe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stolpe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Stolpe families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Stolpe families living in Kansas. This was about 23% of all the recorded Stolpe's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Stolpe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stolpe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stolpe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stolpe. 28% of Stolpe men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Stolpe women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stolpe were Painter and Saleslady. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Painter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Stolpe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stolpe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Stolpe in 1962 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

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