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Stegen Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Stege.

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


Similar surnames: Steven, Steen, Stege, Segel, Steffen, Stegeman, Seeger, Stage, Seger

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Where is the Stegen family from?

You can see how Stegen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stegen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stegen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Stegen families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 43% of all the recorded Stegen's in the UK. Gloucestershire and 1 other county had the highest population of Stegen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stegen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stegen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stegen. 21% of Stegen men worked as a Farmer and 56% of Stegen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stegen were Laborer and Bookkeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Manager
    14%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    56%
  • Bookkeeper
    45%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stegen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stegen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 505 immigration records available for the last name Stegen. 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 Cards

There are 815 military records available for the last name Stegen. For the veterans among your Stegen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stegen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stegen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Stegen in 1962 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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