Stepp Family History

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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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Stepp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stepp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stepp. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    58%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Stepp Family Origin

Where is the Stepp family from?

Stepp Family Occupations

What did your Stepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stepp. The most common Stepp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Stepp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stepp family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Stepp Historical Records

What Stepp family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Stepp Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stepp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stepp 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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