Sturtz Family History

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Sturtz Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German sturz ‘slope’, ‘precipice’.

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

Similar surnames: Stutz, Stuntz, Stertz, Stultz, Statz, Wurtz, Sturm, Stoltz, Strutz

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Sturtz Family Origin

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Sturtz Family Occupations

What did your Sturtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sturtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Sturtz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sturtz. A less common occupation for the Sturtz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Sturtz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sturtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sturtz 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Sturtz. 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 Sturtz. For the veterans among your Sturtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sturtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Sturtz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sturtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sturtz in 1956 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sturtz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sturtz 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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