Stephanus Family History

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Stephanus Name Meaning

German, Dutch, etc.: humanistic adoption of the Latin form of the vernacular personal name Steffen, Steven, or a cognate.

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

Similar surnames: Stephans, Stephan, Stephani, Stepan, Stepanek, Stepaniak, Stephens

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Stephanus Family Origin

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Stephanus Family Occupations

What did your Stephanus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stephanus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Stephanus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and R. R. Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stephanus. A less common occupation for the Stephanus family was Works Bakery.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • R. R. Clerk

  • Works Bakery


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

Stephanus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stephanus Life Expectancy

What is the average Stephanus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stephanus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Stephanus in 1962 was 69, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stephanus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stephanus 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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