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Stichter Surname Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German stichter ‘founder creator’ hence perhaps a status name for the founder or a member of some institution. See Sticht .

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


Similar surnames: Sticht, Stifter, Lichter, Richter, Stecher, Stickler, Dichter

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Where is the Stichter family from?

You can see how Stichter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stichter family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Stichter families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Stichter families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Stichter's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stichter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stichter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stichter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stichter. 35% of Stichter men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Stichter women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stichter were Machinist and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    35%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Machinist
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stichter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stichter 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Stichter. 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 656 military records available for the last name Stichter. For the veterans among your Stichter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stichter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stichter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Stichter in 1951 was 70, and 69 in 2004.

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