Stemm Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places, all in northern Germany, called Stemmen, from an Old Low German element meaning ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Stamm, Stemmer, Stein, Stumm, Stell, Storm, Tamm, Steer, Steg, Stern

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Stemm Family Origin

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Stemm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Marble Cutter

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Layer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Stemm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Stemm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stemm family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Marble Cutter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stemm.

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Stemm Historical Records

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Stemm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Stemm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stemm in 1962 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stemm

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