Stiel Family History

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Stiel Name Meaning

German: variant of Stiehl, or in some cases from a Germanic personal name, from stilli ‘quiet’, ‘gentle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Stiel ‘handle’, ‘stem’, ‘stalk’, most likely one of the names selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials when surnames were made compulsory.

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

Similar surnames: Stieb, Stiehl, Stier, Stief, Stich, Still, Stien, Stieg, Stoll, Steel

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Stiel Family Origin

Where is the Stiel family from?

Stiel Family Occupations

What did your Stiel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stiel family was Brick Maker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stiel. The most common Stiel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Stiel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Basket Maker

  • Brick Maker


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

Stiel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stiel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stiel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Stiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Stiel in 1964 was 78, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stiel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stiel 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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