Stuve Family History

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Stuve Name Meaning

North German (Stüve): from Middle Low German stuve ‘stump’, ‘treetrunk’, hence a nickname for a short, stout man.

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

Similar surnames: Stueve, Stuver, Stave, Struve, Stumm, Stuck, Sturm, Stage, Suver

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Stuve Family Origin

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Stuve Family Occupations

What did your Stuve ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stuve. 32% of Stuve men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Stuve women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stuve were Operator and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper

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

Stuve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stuve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stuve 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 592 immigration records available for the last name Stuve. 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 495 military records available for the last name Stuve. For the veterans among your Stuve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stuve Life Expectancy

What is the average Stuve lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stuve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Stuve in 1959 was 46, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stuve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stuve 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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