Sten Family History

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Sten Name Meaning

Swedish: see Steen.

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Osten, Steen, Estes, Suen, Sien, Shen, Stene, Stenz, Stern

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Sten Family Origin

Where is the Sten family from?

Sten Family Occupations

What did your Sten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sten's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sten. A less common occupation for the Sten family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Sten Historical Records

What Sten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sten

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sten. 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 Sten. For the veterans among your Sten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sten Life Expectancy

What is the average Sten lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sten in 1964 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sten 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.

Famous Sten Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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