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Stohl Family History

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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Where is the Stohl family from?

You can see how Stohl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stohl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stohl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Stohl families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Stohl's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Stohl families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stohl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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. 22% of Stohl men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Stohl women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stohl were Farm Laborer and Maid.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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