Sturman Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sturman Family Origin

Where is the Sturman family from?

Sturman Family Occupations

What did your Sturman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sturman family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sturman. The most common Sturman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Sturman's were Agricultural Labourers.

View Census data for Sturman | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farm Lab

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

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

Sturman Historical Records

What Sturman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sturman

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

View all Sturman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 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.

View all Sturman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Sturman family history.

Sturman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sturman lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sturman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sturman 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.

Famous Sturman Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name