Stiefel Family History

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Stiefel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a bootmaker, from German Stiefel ‘boot’, Middle High German stivel. German: from a pet form of the personal name Stefan, German form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven).

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Stief, Spiegel, Steffl, Steuer, Stiebel, Griffel, Stefl

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Stiefel Family Origin

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Stiefel Family Occupations

What did your Stiefel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stiefel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Stiefel's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stiefel. A less common occupation for the Stiefel family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

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

Stiefel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stiefel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stiefel 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 Stiefel. 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 Stiefel. For the veterans among your Stiefel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stiefel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stiefel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Stiefel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stiefel in 1949 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stiefel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stiefel 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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