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Steffey Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Steffi from a pet form of the personal name Steffen a German vernacular form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Steffek, Steffen, Steffl, Steff, Steffes, Stoffel, Steve, Steffel

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Where is the Steffey family from?

You can see how Steffey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steffey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Steffey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Steffey families living in Indiana. This was about 45% of all the recorded Steffey's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Steffey families in 1840.
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What did your Steffey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steffey. 22% of Steffey men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Steffey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steffey were Clerk and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Keep House
  • Seamstress
  • Maid
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 406 immigration records available for the last name Steffey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Steffey. For the veterans among your Steffey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steffey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Steffey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steffey in 1950 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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