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Steffen Family History

Steffen Name Meaning
Dutch, North German, and English: from the personal name Steffen, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven).

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

262,306 Historical Documents with Steffen on Ancestry.com
85,111 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,302 Military Records
8,197 Immigration Records
40,289 Census and Voter Lists
116,407 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Steffen Families

  • Number of Steffen families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Steffen families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Steffen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Steffen census records

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Steffen Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Steffen families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Steffen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Steffen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Steffen

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Steffen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Steffen census records

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Steffen Civil War Service Records

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