Steffens Family History

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Steffens Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and English: patronymic from Steffen.

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


Similar surnames: Steffen, Stevens, Steffes, Steffensen, Stoffels, Steffan, Stoffers

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Steffens Family Origin

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Steffens Family Occupations

What did your Steffens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Master and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Steffens. 6% of Steffens men worked as an Assistant Master and 46% of Steffens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steffens were Clerk Publishing Stock Recom and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Master
    6%
  • Builders Foreman
    6%
  • Clerk Meat Importer
    6%
  • Clerk Publishing Stock Recom
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Chemical Packer
    4%
  • Civil Servant P O Eng D
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%

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

Steffens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Steffens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steffens 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Steffens. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Steffens. For the veterans among your Steffens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steffens Life Expectancy

What is the average Steffens lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Steffens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Steffens in 1947 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steffens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steffens 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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