Steely Family History

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Steely Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Stühle, a variant of Stuhl.

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


Similar surnames: Steeley, Steeby, Stelly, Steel, Stehl, Stitely, Stehle, Sheely

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Steely Family Origin

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Steely Family Occupations

What did your Steely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Steely. 21% of Steely men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Steely women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steely were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%

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

Steely Historical Records

What Steely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Steely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steely 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Steely. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Steely. For the veterans among your Steely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steely Life Expectancy

What is the average Steely lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Steely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Steely in 1942 was 25, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steely 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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