Steinmeyer Family History

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Steinmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was on stony ground or was distinguished by a conspicuous rock formation (Middle High German stein ‘rock’).

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


Similar surnames: Steinbauer, Springmeyer, Steinmiller, Tiemeyer, Heinemeyer, Sandmeyer

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Steinmeyer Family Origin

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Steinmeyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Cooper

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinmeyer. A less common occupation for the Steinmeyer family was Cooper. The most common Steinmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Steinmeyer's were Farmers.

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Steinmeyer Historical Records

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Steinmeyer Life Expectancy

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