Stelter Family History

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Stelter Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle Low German stelte, stilt ‘wooden leg’.

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


Similar surnames: Stelzer, Stetter, Steer, Stolte, Steeber, Elter, Shecter, Stetzer

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Stelter Family Origin

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Stelter Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stelter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Loberer

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Stelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Stelter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Loberer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stelter. A less common occupation for the Stelter family was Tailor.

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Stelter Historical Records

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Stelter Life Expectancy

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