Steinway Family History

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Steinway Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Steinweg, a topographic name for someone living at a stone (not dirt) road, from Middle High German stein ‘stone’ + weg ‘path’.

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Steinhaus, Steinbach, Steinkamp, Greenway, Steinlage

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Steinway Family Origin

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Steinway Family Occupations

What did your Steinway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steinway family was Painter. The most common Steinway occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 14% of Steinway's were Black Smiths. Black Smith, Butcher and Keeper Of House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinway.

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  • Black Smith

    14%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Keeper Of House

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

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

Steinway Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Steinway Life Expectancy

What is the average Steinway lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Steinway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Steinway in 1952 was 41, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steinway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steinway 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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