Steil Family History

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Steil Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived on steep ground, from Middle High German steil ‘steep’.

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


Similar surnames: Steig, Stein, Stell, Seil, Still, Keil, Stern, Stiehl, Beil, Reil

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Steil Family Origin

Where is the Steil family from?

Steil Family Occupations

What did your Steil ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Steil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Steil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steil family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steil.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Steil Historical Records

What Steil family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Steil Life Expectancy

What is the average Steil lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Steil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steil in 1958 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steil 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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