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 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Sterkel.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sterkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 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 405 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 403 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.

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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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