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Steimel Name Meaning

German: variant of Steimle .

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


Similar surnames: Stifel, Steidel, Steffel, Stiel, Seikel, Reimel, Steiger, Stremmel

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Where is the Steimel family from?

You can see how Steimel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steimel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Steimel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Steimel family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Steimel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Steimel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steimel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steimel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steimel. 20% of Steimel men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Steimel women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steimel were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Carpenter
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
    20%
  • Telephone Operator
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
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What Steimel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Steimel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steimel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 197 immigration records available for the last name Steimel. 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 Cards

There are 508 military records available for the last name Steimel. For the veterans among your Steimel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steimel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Steimel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Steimel in 1960 was 52, and 64 in 2004.

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