Steffen Family History

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Steffen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and English: from the personal name Steffen, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven).

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


Similar surnames: Steffey, Steffek, Steven, Steffes, Steffens, Steff, Steffl, Steen

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Steffen Family Origin

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Steffen Family Occupations

What did your Steffen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steffen family was Keeping House. The most common Steffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Steffen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steffen.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Steffen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steffen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steffen 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 Steffen. 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 Steffen. For the veterans among your Steffen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steffen Life Expectancy

What is the average Steffen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Steffen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steffen in 1944 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steffen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steffen 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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