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Stahmer Family History

Stahmer Name Meaning

North German: variant of Stamer.

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


Similar surnames: Stammer, Stamer, Stormer, Staser, Sohmer, Strahler, Statler, Stager

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Where is the Stahmer family from?

You can see how Stahmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stahmer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Stahmer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Stahmer families living in Iowa. This was about 49% of all the recorded Stahmer's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Stahmer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stahmer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stahmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stahmer. 20% of Stahmer men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Stahmer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stahmer were Laborer and Farm Helper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    37%
  • Secretary
    28%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Farm Helper
    19%
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What Stahmer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stahmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stahmer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 825 immigration records available for the last name Stahmer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 541 military records available for the last name Stahmer. For the veterans among your Stahmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stahmer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Stahmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stahmer in 1948 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

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