Sturgis Family History

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Sturgis Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Þorgils, composed of the name of the Norse god of thunder, Þorr + gils ‘hostage’, ‘pledge’. However, the inorganic initial s- is not easily explained; it may be the result of Old French influence.

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


Similar surnames: Sturman, Burgin, Starin, Sturmer, Duris, Sturges, Sluis, Stratis

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Sturgis Family Origin

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Sturgis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sturgis. The most common Sturgis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sturgis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sturgis family was Farming.

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Sturgis Historical Records

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Sturgis Life Expectancy

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