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

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Steinway Family Origin

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Steinway Family Occupations

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  • Black Smith

    14%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Keeper Of House

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

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

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Steinway Historical Records

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Steinway Life Expectancy

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