Stiefel Family History

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Stiefel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a bootmaker, from German Stiefel ‘boot’, Middle High German stivel. German: from a pet form of the personal name Stefan, German form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven).

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Stief, Spiegel, Steffl, Steuer, Stiebel, Griffel, Stefl

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Stiefel Family Origin

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Stiefel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Stiefel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Stiefel's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stiefel. A less common occupation for the Stiefel family was At Home.

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Stiefel Historical Records

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Stiefel Life Expectancy

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