Steyer Family History

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Steyer Name Meaning

German: probably a regional name for someone from Steiermark (Styria) in Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Steer, Steger, Seyer, Steber, Speyer, Styer, Steuer, Stever, Stuber

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Steyer Family Origin

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Steyer Family Occupations

What did your Steyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steyer. A less common occupation for the Steyer family was Tailor. The most common Steyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Steyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%

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

Steyer Historical Records

What Steyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steyer 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 Steyer

Passenger List

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

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Steyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Steyer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Steyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Steyer in 1944 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steyer 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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