Steenberg Family History

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Steenberg Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: habitational name from any of several places so called, named with Middle Low German sten ‘stone’ + berc ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Scandinavian: variant of Stenberg.

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

Similar surnames: Sternberg, Steinberg, Stenberg, Bredenberg, Steenbergen, Ehrenberg

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Steenberg Family Origin

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Steenberg Family Occupations

What did your Steenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Steenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Steenberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steenberg. A less common occupation for the Steenberg family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Steenberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Steenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Steenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steenberg 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Steenberg. 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 648 military records available for the last name Steenberg. For the veterans among your Steenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Steenberg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Steenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Steenberg in 1955 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steenberg 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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