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Stelle Surname Meaning

North German: variant of Stell . North German: habitational name from any of several places so named all in northern Germany or a topographic name from Stell 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Stele itself probably an altered form Strle (see Sterle ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stella, Selle, Still, Helle, Belle, Sterle, Telle, Stell, Koelle

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Where is the Stelle family from?

You can see how Stelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stelle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 38 Stelle families living in Yorkshire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Stelle's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Stelle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Stelle. 86% of Stelle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Stelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stelle 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 Stelle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 39,000 military records available for the last name Stelle. For the veterans among your Stelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stelle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stelle in 1945 was 23, and 80 in 2004.

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