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Stohler Family History

Stohler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a chair maker, from Middle Low German stol ‘chair’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Stuhler, Stoller, Stahler, Stohl, Staller, Strahler, Stopper, Stoever

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Where is the Stohler family from?

You can see how Stohler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stohler family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Stohler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Stohler families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Stohler's in the UK. London had the highest population of Stohler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stohler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stohler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stohler. 32% of Stohler men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Stohler women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stohler were Machinist and Housewife.

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Hand
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
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What Stohler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stohler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stohler 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Stohler. 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 526 military records available for the last name Stohler. For the veterans among your Stohler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stohler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stohler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Stohler in 1959 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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