Sterkel Family History

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Sterkel Name Meaning

German (Störkel): from a diminutive of storch, storke ‘stork’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.

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


Similar surnames: Starkel, Steckel, Sterken, Seckel, Stetzel, Stempel, Sterle, Stickel

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Sterkel Family Origin

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Sterkel Family Occupations

What did your Sterkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sterkel occupation in the USA was Barber. 13% of Sterkel's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Sterkel family was Machinist. Barber, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sterkel.

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  • Barber

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

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

Sterkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sterkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sterkel 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 Sterkel. 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 Card

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

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Sterkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Sterkel lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sterkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sterkel in 1940 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sterkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sterkel 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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