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Stremel Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German stremel ‘narrow strip (of land or cloth)’ or a nickname for a thin and lanky person (compare Strahm ).

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


Similar surnames: Streiff, Stremmel, Stommel, Stimmel, Stoppel, Strobel, Stempel

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Where is the Stremel family from?

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

What did your Stremel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stremel. 21% of Stremel men worked as a Farm Laborer and 50% of Stremel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stremel were Plumber and Laborer. .

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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

  • Farm Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Plumber
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stremel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stremel 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Stremel. 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 295 military records available for the last name Stremel. For the veterans among your Stremel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stremel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stremel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stremel in 1953 was 26, and 89 in 2004.

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