Steig Family History

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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

What did your Steig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Steig. 25% of Steig men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Steig women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steig were Operator and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Artist
  • Clerk
  • Cook

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

Steig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Steig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steig 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Steig. 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 599 military records available for the last name Steig. For the veterans among your Steig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steig Life Expectancy

What is the average Steig lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steig 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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