Stetzel Family History

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Stetzel Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Stötzel, a nickname for a stockily built man, from a diminutive of Middle High German stotze ‘log’, ‘clod’, ‘lump’.

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


Similar surnames: Stoetzel, Stetzer, Stetz, Netzel, Statzer, Stetter, Smetzer, Steckel

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Stetzel Family Origin

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Stetzel Family Occupations

What did your Stetzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stetzel family was Engineer In Furnit. Factory. The most common Stetzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Stetzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stetzel.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Day Laborer

    5%
  • Engineer In Furnit. Factory

    5%

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

Stetzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stetzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stetzel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Stetzel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stetzel. For the veterans among your Stetzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stetzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stetzel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stetzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stetzel in 1963 was 62, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stetzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stetzel 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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