Stetzel Family History

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Stetzel Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Stötzel, a nickname for a stockily built man, from a diminutive of Middle High German stotze ‘log’, ‘clod’, ‘lump’.

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

Similar surnames: Stoetzel, Stetzer, Stetz, Netzel, Statzer, Stetter, Smetzer, Steckel

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Stetzel Family Origin

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Stetzel Family Occupations

What did your Stetzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stetzel. 45% of Stetzel men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Stetzel women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stetzel were Farm Operator and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
  • Typist
  • Maid

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

Stetzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stetzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stetzel 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Stetzel. 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 300 military records available for the last name Stetzel. For the veterans among your Stetzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stetzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stetzel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stetzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stetzel in 1963 was 62, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stetzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stetzel 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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