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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sturm

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From Old High German sturm (“storm”), from Proto-Germanic *sturmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)twer-, *(s)tur- (“to rotate, swirl, twirl, move around”). Compare Luxembourgish Stuerm, Low German Storm, Dutch storm, English storm, Danish storm, Icelandic stormur.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sturm

Lacey Sturm is an alternative metal, post-grunge, and hard rock musician. She has been prominent since 2000. Lacey was given the name Lacey Nicole Mosley on September 4th, 1981 in Homestead, Florida, United States.


Felix Sturm is a boxer. Felix was born on January 31st, 1979 in Leverkusen.


Paulina was given the name Paulina Longworth by their parents William Borah and Alice Roosevelt Longworth on February 14th, 1925. They breathed their last breath on January 27th, 1957.


Alexander McCormick Sturm was an artist, author, entrepreneur, and entrepreneurship. Alexander was born on June 23rd, 1923 in Westport, Connecticut, U.S. He left this life on November 16th, 1951.


Marco Sturm is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 2013. Marco was born on September 8th, 1978 in Dingolfing.


Yfke was born on November 19th, 1981 in Almere.


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Popularity of Sturm as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sturm U.S.
  White 95.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sturm

People with the last name Sturm are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sturm

  • How Popular is the name Sturm? As a last name Sturm was the 3,832nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sturm first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sturm is Thursday, October 18th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Sturm? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sturm. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sturm: Your name in reverse order is Mruts. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tsrum. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sturm? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,242 people with the last name Sturm.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sturm? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Sturm as their last name.

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