Stommel Family History

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Stommel Name Meaning

German (Rhineland) and Dutch: nickname for a short, stout person, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch stommel ‘stump’, ‘something cut off short’.

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

Similar surnames: Stimmel, Rommel, Stremel, Stoppel, Sommer, Hommel, Stempel, Stoebe

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Stommel Family Origin

Where is the Stommel family from?

Stommel Family Occupations

What did your Stommel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stommel occupation in the USA was Bakery. 17% of Stommel's were Bakerys. A less common occupation for the Stommel family was Laborer In Pat. O.. Bakery, Clergyman and Clerk In Lumber Yard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stommel.

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  • Bakery

  • Clergyman

  • Clerk In Lumber Yard

  • Laborer In Pat. O.


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

Stommel Historical Records

What Stommel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Stommel

Passenger List

There are 234 immigration records available for the last name Stommel. 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 432 military records available for the last name Stommel. For the veterans among your Stommel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stommel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stommel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Stommel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Stommel in 1950 was 24, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stommel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stommel 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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