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Stuhl Family History

Stuhl Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of chairs or looms, from Middle High German stuol ‘chair’, ‘loom’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Stuhl ‘chair’.

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

Similar surnames: Stull, Stohl, Stahl, Stuhler, Strahl, Stoll, Stutz, Sturm, Uhl

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Where is the Stuhl family from?

You can see how Stuhl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stuhl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Stuhl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 38 Stuhl families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 48% of all the recorded Stuhl's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stuhl families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stuhl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stuhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stuhl. 18% of Stuhl men worked as a Clerk.

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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

  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stuhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stuhl 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 713 immigration records available for the last name Stuhl. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stuhl. For the veterans among your Stuhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stuhl lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stuhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stuhl in 1959 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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