Steig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a steep track or path, from Middle High German steige, German Steig ‘steep path or track’.

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Steil, Teig, Steeg, Steg, Stern, Streng, Feig, Stang, Selig

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Steig Family Origin

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Steig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Baker

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steig. The most common Steig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Steig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steig family was Baker.

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Steig Historical Records

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Steig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Steig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Steig in 1953 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steig

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