Stegmaier Family History

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Stegmaier Name Meaning

German (Bavaria, Württemberg): distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose land was either by a plank bridge or a steep narrow path (Middle High German stec ‘plank bridge’ or ‘steep narrow path’).

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

Similar surnames: Stegmann, Steger, Steinmeyer, Piepmeier, Ostermeier, Steinbauer

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Stegmaier Family Origin

Where is the Stegmaier family from?

Stegmaier Family Occupations

What did your Stegmaier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stegmaier occupation in the USA was Baker. 20% of Stegmaier's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Stegmaier family was Keeping House. Baker, Driver Brewer Wagon and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stegmaier.

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  • Baker

  • Driver Brewer Wagon

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Stegmaier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stegmaier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stegmaier 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 562 immigration records available for the last name Stegmaier. 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 Stegmaier. For the veterans among your Stegmaier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stegmaier Life Expectancy

What is the average Stegmaier lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stegmaier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stegmaier in 1959 was 62, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stegmaier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stegmaier 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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