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Stuver Name Meaning

North German (Stüver):: variant of Stuve . from Middle Low German stuver the name of a coin hence perhaps a nickname for someone who owed this amount in rent or taxes.

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


Similar surnames: Stuve, Stuber, Studer, Suver, Steer, Stover, Stier, Stober, Stamer

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Where is the Stuver family from?

You can see how Stuver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stuver family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stuver families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Stuver families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 71% of all the recorded Stuver's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stuver families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stuver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stuver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stuver. 22% of Stuver men worked as a Clerk and 25% of Stuver women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stuver were Farmer and Housework. .

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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

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stuver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stuver 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 198 immigration records available for the last name Stuver. 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 367 military records available for the last name Stuver. For the veterans among your Stuver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stuver lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Stuver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Stuver in 1960 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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