Sternhagen Family History

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Sternhagen Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German ster ‘ram’ + -n- (either the plural ending or a folk etymological insert by association with Middle High German stern ‘star’) hagen ‘enclosed field or pasture’. Swedish: probably an ornamental name composed of German Stern ‘star’ + Hagen ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Steinhagen, Ketterhagen, Steffenhagen, Greenhagen, Steinlage

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Sternhagen Family Origin

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Sternhagen Family Occupations

What did your Sternhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sternhagen. 16% of Sternhagen men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Sternhagen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sternhagen were Clerk and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Maid

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

Sternhagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sternhagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sternhagen 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Sternhagen. 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 263 military records available for the last name Sternhagen. For the veterans among your Sternhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sternhagen Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sternhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sternhagen in 1964 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sternhagen

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