Stephans Family History

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Stephans Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Stephens. Reduced form of German Stephanhans, from a compound of the personal names Stephan (see Steven) + Hans.

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


Similar surnames: Stephani, Stephan, Stephanus, Stephens, Stephany, Stephen, Stevens

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Stephans Family Origin

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Stephans Family Occupations

What did your Stephans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stephans family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stephans. The most common Stephans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Stephans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    3%

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

Stephans Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stephans Life Expectancy

What is the average Stephans lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Stephans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stephans in 1956 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stephans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stephans 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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