Steigerwald Family History

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Steigerwald Name Meaning

German: topographic name from any of the ranges of wooded hills in Franconia so named, from a derivative of Old High German stic ‘steep path or track’ + wald ‘forest’.

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

Similar surnames: Steger, Seewald, Steuerwald, Staiger, Hegewald, Stigers, Schoenwald

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Steigerwald Family Origin

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Steigerwald Family Occupations

What did your Steigerwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Steigerwald occupation in the USA was Laborer. 7% of Steigerwald's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Steigerwald family was Barber. Laborer, Shoemaker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steigerwald.

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  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker

  • Baker

  • Barber


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

Steigerwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Steigerwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steigerwald 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Steigerwald. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Steigerwald. For the veterans among your Steigerwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steigerwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Steigerwald lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Steigerwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Steigerwald in 1955 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steigerwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steigerwald 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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