Steg Family History

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Steg Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German stec, Middle Low German steg ‘narrow or uphill path’ or ‘plank bridge’. Compare Steeg.

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

Similar surnames: Steeg, Steig, Stieg, Oster, Steer, Stage, Stier, Stein, Sieg, Ester

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Steg Family Origin

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Steg Family Occupations

What did your Steg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Steg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Steg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steg family was Farming. Farmer, C & N W Ry Works In Round House and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steg.

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  • Farmer

  • C & N W Ry Works In Round House

  • Chair Maker

  • Farming


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

Steg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Steg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steg 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Steg. 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 Steg. For the veterans among your Steg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steg Life Expectancy

What is the average Steg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Steg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Steg in 1952 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steg 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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