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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’ + hus ‘house’, German Stein + Haus, or a habitational name from any of the many places named Steinhaus, for example near Fulda and near Wels in Austria. In some cases the Jewish name is of ornamental origin.

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

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

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Steinhaus Family Origin

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Steinhaus Family Occupations

What did your Steinhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinhaus. The most common Steinhaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Steinhaus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steinhaus family was Builder.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Builder


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

Steinhaus Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Steinhaus Life Expectancy

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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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steinhaus 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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