Streff Family History

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Streff Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a stiff or unbending person, from Middle Low German stref ‘stiff’, ‘rigid’, ‘taut’.

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


Similar surnames: Steff, Streiff, Stief, Scheff, Stoff, Streng, Strebe, Streit, Trefz

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Streff Family Origin

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Streff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Grocer

    10%
  • Hat Manufacter

    10%
  • School Teacher

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Streff family was School Teacher. Farmer, Grocer and Hat Manufacter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Streff. The most common Streff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Streff's were Farmers.

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Streff Historical Records

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Streff Life Expectancy

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Famous Streff Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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