Steffensen Family History

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Steffensen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steffen.

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

Similar surnames: Steffenson, Stephensen, Steffens, Steffenhagen, Stevenson, Steffen

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Steffensen Family Origin

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Steffensen Family Occupations

What did your Steffensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Maintainer Fitter For Building Contractor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Steffensen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Maintainer Fitter For Building Contractor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Steffensen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steffensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steffensen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Steffensen. 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 699 military records available for the last name Steffensen. For the veterans among your Steffensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steffensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Steffensen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Steffensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Steffensen in 1957 was 53, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steffensen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steffensen 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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