Steff Family History

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Steff Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Steffen, a German form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven). English: nickname for a resolute or obstinate person, from Middle English stef ‘stiff’, ‘unyielding’.

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


Similar surnames: Steffl, Stefl, Stief, Staff, Streff, Stoff, Stuff, Stein, Stiff

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Steff Family Origin

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Steff Family Occupations

What did your Steff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, (retired) Butler Valet and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Steff. 3% of Steff men worked as a (retired) Butler Valet and 54% of Steff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steff were Beamer heavy Worker and Campanion Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • (retired) Butler Valet
    3%
  • Architectural Student
    3%
  • Bank Cashier
    3%
  • Beamer heavy Worker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Bank Clerk
    2%
  • Book Folder
    2%
  • Campanion Help
    2%

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

Steff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Steff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steff 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Steff. 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 606 military records available for the last name Steff. For the veterans among your Steff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steff Life Expectancy

What is the average Steff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Steff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Steff in 1963 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

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