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Sturman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a navigator, from Old Norse stýrimaðr ‘steersman’ (a compound of stýra ‘to steer’ + maðr ‘man’). English: from an Old French diminutive form Esturmin of a Germanic byname meaning ‘storm’. Compare Storm. North German (Sturmann): altered spelling of Stuhrmann, an occupational name for a helmsman, from Middle Low German sturen ‘to steer’ + mann ‘man’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; possibly an ornamental name from Polish szturman ‘mate (of a ship)’.

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


Similar surnames: Thurman, Turman, Sturm, Furman, Kurman, Steerman, Saurman, Sterman

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Sturman Family Origin

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Sturman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Sturman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Sturman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sturman family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sturman.

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