Steckman Family History

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Steckman Name Meaning

German (Steckmann): topographic name for someone who lived by a steep, narrow path, or by a plank bridge, from Middle Low German stege ‘steep path’, ‘plank bridge’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably a nickname for a thin man, from German Stecken ‘stick’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish man).

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


Similar surnames: Speckman, Beckman, Steigman, Stellman, Stockman, Stuckman, Dreckman

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Steckman Family Origin

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Steckman Family Occupations

What did your Steckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steckman family was Carpenter. The most common Steckman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Steckman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steckman.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Steckman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steckman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Steckman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Steckman. For the veterans among your Steckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steckman Life Expectancy

What is the average Steckman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Steckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steckman in 1944 was 28, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steckman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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