Steel Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Steele. Americanization of German Stahl.

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

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Steel Family Origin

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Steel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Steel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Steel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steel. A less common occupation for the Steel family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Steel | Data not to scale

Steel Historical Records

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Steel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Steel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Steel in 1942 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steel

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