Steiger Family History

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Steiger Name Meaning

variant of Steger. occupational name from Middle High German stiger ‘foreman’, ‘mine inspector’. habitational name for someone from Steige in Alsace.

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


Similar surnames: Staiger, Seiger, Steiner, Stenger, Steger, Steiber, Steuer, Steig

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Steiger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Steiger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Steiger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • European Jewish

    4%

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Steiger Family Origin

Where is the Steiger family from?

Steiger Family Occupations

What did your Steiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Steiger occupation in the UK was Embroider. 33% of Steiger's were Embroiders. A less common occupation for the Steiger family was Ink Maker. Embroider and Figure & Landscape Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Steiger.

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  • Embroider

    33%
  • Figure & Landscape Painter

    33%
  • Ink Maker

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Steiger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Steiger Historical Records

What Steiger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Steiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steiger 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Steiger. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Steiger. For the veterans among your Steiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Steiger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Steiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Steiger in 1945 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steiger 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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