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Steinfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the places named Steinfeld, from Old German stein ‘stone’ + feld ‘open country’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Stein ‘stone’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Sternfeld, Kleinfeld, Seinfeld, Steinberg, Weinfeld, Weisfeld

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Steinfeld Family Origin

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Steinfeld Family Occupations

What did your Steinfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steinfeld family was Barkeeper. The most common Steinfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Steinfeld's were Farmers. Farmer, ... Mercht and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinfeld.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • ... Mercht

    8%
  • Artist

    8%
  • Barkeeper

    8%

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

Steinfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Steinfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Steinfeld lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Steinfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Steinfeld in 1954 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steinfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steinfeld 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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