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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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farm Lab

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

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

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