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Stepp Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Stephan, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven).

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


Similar surnames: Stipp, Sepp, Tepp, Steff, Steve, Stein, Stupp, Seppi, Sipp, Sapp

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Where is the Stepp family from?

You can see how Stepp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stepp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stepp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Stepp families living in North Carolina. This was about 26% of all the recorded Stepp's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Stepp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stepp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stepp. 21% of Stepp men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Stepp women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stepp were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Miner
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Stepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stepp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stepp. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Stepp. For the veterans among your Stepp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stepp lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Stepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stepp in 1942 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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