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Stermer Family History

Stermer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Störmer (see Stormer).

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

Similar surnames: Shermer, Stoermer, Stormer, Stuermer, Stemmer, Sturmer, Teamer

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Where is the Stermer family from?

You can see how Stermer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stermer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stermer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Stermer families living in Manitoba. This was about 43% of all the recorded Stermer's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Stermer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stermer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stermer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stermer. 24% of Stermer men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Stermer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stermer were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
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What Stermer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Stermer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stermer 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Stermer. 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 995 military records available for the last name Stermer. For the veterans among your Stermer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stermer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Stermer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stermer in 1955 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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