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Steinhaus Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living in a stone-built house from Middle High German stein ‘stone’ + hūs ‘house’ German Stein + Haus or a habitational name from any of the many places called Steinhaus for example near Fulda and near Wels in Austria. In some cases the Jewish name is artificial.

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


Similar surnames: Steinhauser, Steinbach, Steinkraus, Steinhoff, Obenhaus, Steinhauer

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Where is the Steinhaus family from?

You can see how Steinhaus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steinhaus family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Steinhaus families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 41 Steinhaus families living in Illinois. This was about 42% of all the recorded Steinhaus's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Steinhaus families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steinhaus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steinhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steinhaus. 22% of Steinhaus men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Steinhaus women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steinhaus were Proprietor 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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steinhaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steinhaus 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 890 immigration records available for the last name Steinhaus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Steinhaus. For the veterans among your Steinhaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steinhaus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Steinhaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Steinhaus in 1955 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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