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Stellman Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Stellmann: topographic name for someone who owned a small cattle farm originally from land in (behind the dike) by a marsh from the old dialect word stel ‘bog’ + Middle Low German man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish shtel ‘stall (in a market)’ + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sellman, Stallman, Spellman, Stillman, Steckman, Steelman, Seelman

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Where is the Stellman family from?

You can see how Stellman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stellman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stellman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Stellman families living in Ontario. This was about 77% of all the recorded Stellman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Stellman families in 1911.
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What did your Stellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stellman. 25% of Stellman men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Stellman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stellman were Farming and Clerk. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Stellman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stellman 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Stellman. 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 512 military records available for the last name Stellman. For the veterans among your Stellman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stellman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Stellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stellman in 1954 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

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