Steen Name Meaning

Scottish: from a reduced form of the personal name Steven. North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from sten ‘stone’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason. The Swedish surname probably originated as a soldier’s name. Swedish: from the personal name Sten.

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Steven, Steer, Stien, Steeg, Stern, Stier, Street, Speer

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Steen Family Origin

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Steen Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steen. A less common occupation for the Steen family was Annuitant. The most common Steen occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Steen's were Labourers.

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Steen Historical Records

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Steen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Steen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Steen in 1942 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steen

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