Sterner Family History

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Sterner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place or house called Stern.

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


Similar surnames: Stebner, Steiner, Sterle, Stenner, Berner, Gerner, Lerner, Sternberg

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Sterner Family Origin

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Sterner Family Occupations

What did your Sterner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sterner. 17% of Sterner men worked as a Private Means and 38% of Sterner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sterner were Doctor and Domestic Service

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    17%
  • Tailor Master
    17%
  • Company Director
    9%
  • Doctor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    38%
  • Domestic Servant
    13%
  • Domestic Servi
    7%
  • Domestic Service
    7%

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

Sterner Historical Records

What Sterner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Sterner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sterner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sterner

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sterner. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Sterner. For the veterans among your Sterner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sterner Life Expectancy

What is the average Sterner lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sterner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sterner in 1940 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sterner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sterner 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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