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Steffel Family History

Steffel Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Steffl.

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


Similar surnames: Steffey, Steffe, Stefl, Steel, Sheffer, Steffek, Stoffel, Steimel

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Where is the Steffel family from?

You can see how Steffel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steffel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Steffel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Steffel family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Steffel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Steffel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steffel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steffel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steffel. 33% of Steffel men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Steffel women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steffel were Farm Laborer and Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Nurse
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Steffel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steffel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 410 immigration records available for the last name Steffel. 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 Cards

There are 921 military records available for the last name Steffel. For the veterans among your Steffel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steffel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Steffel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steffel in 1954 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

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