Stertz Family History

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Stertz Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German sterz ‘tail’, possibly a nickname for a short, stocky, and clever man.

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


Similar surnames: Stetz, Steltz, Steitz, Sturtz, Stuntz, Statz, Stotz, Stern, Stoltz

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Stertz Family Origin

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Stertz Family Occupations

What did your Stertz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stertz. 36% of Stertz men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Stertz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stertz were Salesman and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Inspector
    16%

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

Stertz Historical Records

What Stertz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stertz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stertz 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Stertz. 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 241 military records available for the last name Stertz. For the veterans among your Stertz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stertz Life Expectancy

What is the average Stertz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Stertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Stertz in 1955 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stertz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stertz 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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