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Steinhauser Name Meaning

Austrian German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Steinhaus or a topographic name for someone living in a stone-built house.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Steinhaus, Steinauer, Steinacker, Steinhauer, Steinbrunner

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Where is the Steinhauser family from?

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

What did your Steinhauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steinhauser. 19% of Steinhauser men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Steinhauser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steinhauser were Proprietor and Housewife. .

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Steinhauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steinhauser 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Steinhauser. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Steinhauser. For the veterans among your Steinhauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steinhauser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Steinhauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steinhauser in 1945 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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