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Steffenhagen Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a minor place named with the personal name Steffen + Middle Low German hagen ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Sternhagen, Steinhagen, Ketterhagen, Greenhagen, Ziegenhagen

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Where is the Steffenhagen family from?

You can see how Steffenhagen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steffenhagen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Steffenhagen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Steffenhagen families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Steffenhagen's in USA. New York had the highest population of Steffenhagen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steffenhagen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steffenhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steffenhagen. 36% of Steffenhagen men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Steffenhagen women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steffenhagen were Carpenter and Housemaid. .

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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
    36%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    31%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housemaid
    16%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 301 immigration records available for the last name Steffenhagen. 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 551 military records available for the last name Steffenhagen. For the veterans among your Steffenhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steffenhagen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Steffenhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Steffenhagen in 1962 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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