Steitz Family History

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Steitz Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named in Sachsen-Anhalt. from Middle High German stiussen ‘to push’, probably a nickname for a fuller in the cloth trade.

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

Similar surnames: Streitz, Steltz, Stertz, Stetz, Stein, Beitz, Statz, Peitz, Seitz

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Steitz Family Origin

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Steitz Family Occupations

What did your Steitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steitz. The most common Steitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Steitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steitz family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Steitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Steitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steitz 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 991 immigration records available for the last name Steitz. 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 Steitz. For the veterans among your Steitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Steitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Steitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Steitz in 1954 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steitz 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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