Stigen Family History

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Stigen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from several farmsteads named from the definite singular of stig, Old Norse stígr ‘path’, ‘trail’, frequently denoting a position high on a hillside.

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

Similar surnames: Stien, Stolen, Skogen, Sagen, Staiger, Stiles, Stile, Steiger, Stipe

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Stigen Family Origin

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Stigen Family Occupations

What did your Stigen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Stigen. The most common Stigen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Stigen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Stigen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stigen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stigen 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Stigen. 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 272 military records available for the last name Stigen. For the veterans among your Stigen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stigen Life Expectancy

What is the average Stigen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Stigen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stigen in 1963 was 71, and 78 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stigen 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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