Sturmer Family History

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Sturmer Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sturmer in Essex, named from the Stour river (of Celtic or Old English origin) + Old English mere ‘pool’. German (Stürmer): see Stuermer.

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

Similar surnames: Turner, Stammer, Sturman, Summer, Stuermer, Stermer, Stormer, Storer

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Sturmer Family Origin

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Sturmer Family Occupations

What did your Sturmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sturmer. The most common Sturmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Sturmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sturmer family was Apolister.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Apolister


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

Sturmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sturmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sturmer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sturmer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sturmer. For the veterans among your Sturmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sturmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sturmer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sturmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sturmer in 1961 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sturmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sturmer 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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