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Steinbach Family History

Steinbach Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of the many places named Steinbach, named with Middle High German stein ‘stone’ + bach ‘stream’, ‘creek’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Stein ‘stone’ + Bach ‘stream’, or a habitational name (see 1 above).

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

121,566 Historical Documents with Steinbach on Ancestry.com
49,277 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,187 Military Records
5,682 Immigration Records
14,486 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Steinbach Families

  • Number of Steinbach families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Steinbach families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Steinbach last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Steinbach Family Origin

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Steinbach Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Steinbach

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Steinbach Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Steinbach census records

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Steinbach Civil War Service Records

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