Steigman Family History

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Steigman Name Meaning

German (Steigmann): variant of Stegmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from a derivative of German steigen, Yiddish shtaygn ‘to climb’ + German Mann, Yiddish man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Steinman, Steckman, Siegman, Steiman, Stellman, Sturman, Kreitman

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Steigman Family Origin

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Steigman Family Occupations

What did your Steigman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Steigman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Steigman's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeps Barber Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Steigman. A less common occupation for the Steigman family was Pork Packer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps Barber Shop

  • Pork Packer


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

Steigman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Steigman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steigman 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 464 immigration records available for the last name Steigman. 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 300 military records available for the last name Steigman. For the veterans among your Steigman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steigman Life Expectancy

What is the average Steigman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Steigman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Steigman in 1955 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steigman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steigman 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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