Stehl Family History

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Stehl Name Meaning

German: variant of Stähle (see Stahl).

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


Similar surnames: Stehle, Steel, Stell, Sehl, Stefl, Steil, Jehl, Stahl, Stiehl, Stohl

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Stehl Family Origin

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Stehl Family Occupations

What did your Stehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stehl. 20% of Stehl men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Stehl women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stehl were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Machinist
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%

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

Stehl Historical Records

What Stehl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stehl 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 471 immigration records available for the last name Stehl. 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 Card

There are 340 military records available for the last name Stehl. For the veterans among your Stehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Stehl lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Stehl in 1958 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stehl 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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