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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. STEM-LEE
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Other Forms FormsSTEMMLE, STEMLE - WITH A LINE OVER THE M SIGNIFYING TWO RATHER THAN ONE M.

Meaning & History

FROM KUPPENHEIM, BADEN, GERMANY, WHERE IT WAS (AND IS TODAY) SPELLED WITH 2 Ms: STEMMLE.

MY GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS BORN IN KUPPENHEIM (JAN 22, 1831), AND CAME TO AMERICA IN THE 1850s, setteling in Schnellville,
Indiana. HIS SURNAME WAS "AMERICANIZED" TO STEMLE.
Added 10/4/2016 by DAVID LOUIS
Edited 3/6/2020 by Mike C