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Sturman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a navigator, from Old Norse stýrimaðr ‘steersman’ (a compound of stýra ‘to steer’ + maðr ‘man’). English: from an Old French diminutive form Esturmin of a Germanic byname meaning ‘storm’. Compare Storm. North German (Sturmann): altered spelling of Stuhrmann, an occupational name for a helmsman, from Middle Low German sturen ‘to steer’ + mann ‘man’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; possibly an ornamental name from Polish szturman ‘mate (of a ship)’.

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


Similar surnames: Thurman, Turman, Sturm, Furman, Kurman, Steerman, Saurman, Sterman

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Sturman Family Origin

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Sturman Family Occupations

What did your Sturman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sturman. 10% of Sturman men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Sturman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sturman were Retired and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    8%
  • Gardener
    7%
  • Retired
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Household Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Sturman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Sturman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sturman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sturman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sturman. For the veterans among your Sturman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sturman Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sturman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sturman in 1949 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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