Steger Family History

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Steger Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a path or by a plank bridge, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stec ‘steep path or track’, ‘narrow bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Saeger, Steer, Steber, Steuer, Steiger, Stenger, Beger, Saenger

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Steger Family Origin

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Steger Family Occupations

What did your Steger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steger. The most common Steger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Steger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steger family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Steger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Steger Life Expectancy

What is the average Steger lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Steger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Steger in 1940 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steger 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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