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Stellman Surname Meaning

Americanized form of North German Stellmann: topographic name for someone who owned a small cattle farm originally from land in (behind the dike) by a marsh from the old dialect word stel ‘bog’ + Middle Low German man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish shtel ‘stall (in a market)’ + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sellman, Stallman, Spellman, Stillman, Steckman, Steelman, Seelman

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Where is the Stellman family from?

You can see how Stellman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stellman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stellman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Stellman families living in London. This was about 42% of all the recorded Stellman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Stellman families in 1891.
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What did your Stellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Stellman. 100% of Stellman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Stellman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stellman 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Stellman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 512 military records available for the last name Stellman. For the veterans among your Stellman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stellman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Stellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stellman in 1954 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

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