Stohl Family History

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Stohl Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a chair maker, from Middle Low German stol ‘chair’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Rogaland named Stol meaning ‘chair’, probably from the name of a hill.

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

Similar surnames: Stuhl, Stoll, Stoop, Stahl, Sohl, Staal, Stohler, Stall, Stock, Still

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Stohl Family Origin

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Stohl Family Occupations

What did your Stohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stohl. 12% of Stohl men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Stohl women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stohl were Farm Laborer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Housework

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

Stohl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stohl 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 Stohl. 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 871 military records available for the last name Stohl. For the veterans among your Stohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stohl Life Expectancy

What is the average Stohl lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stohl in 1958 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stohl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stohl 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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