Steinmetz Family History

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Steinmetz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German steinmetze, German Steinmetz ‘stonemason’, ‘worker in stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinberg, Stein, Steinfeld, Steiner, Steinhaus, Sternfeld, Steinhoff

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Steinmetz Family Origin

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Steinmetz Family Occupations

What did your Steinmetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinmetz. The most common Steinmetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Steinmetz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steinmetz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Steinmetz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Steinmetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Steinmetz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Steinmetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Steinmetz in 1941 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steinmetz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steinmetz 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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