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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

What did your Steen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

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

Steen Historical Records

What Steen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Steen

Passenger List

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

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Steen Life Expectancy

What is the average Steen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steen 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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