The Stetler surname derives from the Middle High German word "stadel," meaning "a barn." Thus a "stadeler" was the administrator of a storage barn.
, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Records show a Manegolt vom Stadel in Styria in 1295; and a Nicolaus Stadler in Iglau in 1378.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stetler research.Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1560, 1614, 1648, 1753, 1763, 1795, and 1812 are included under the topic Early Stetler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Staedler, Stadler, Staedler, Stadtler, Stadeler, Staedele (Wuerttemberg), Stadel, Stadeln, Stadlen, Stadelmann, Stadtmann, Stadtman, Stadellmann, Stadelman, Stadelmaner, Stadellmaner, Stadelmayer and many more.
During this period prominent bearers of the name Stetler were Johann Stadlmayer (1560-1648), who was a German composer at the court of Innsbruck. Christoph Staedler was a prominent doctor and physician of the city Eger, and was ennobled... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stetler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.