Steiner Family History

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Steiner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason; an agent derivative of Stein. Topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground or near a prominent outcrop of rock.

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

Similar surnames: Stenner, Stein, Stebner, Steiber, Seiner, Steiger, Steimer, Stier

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Steiner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Steiner name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Steiner Family Origin

Where is the Steiner family from?

Steiner Family Occupations

What did your Steiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker, Bookeeper (Clerk) and Caretaker Of Chapel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steiner. The most common Steiner occupation in the UK was Baker. 17% of Steiner's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Steiner family was Painter.

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  • Baker

  • Bookeeper (Clerk)

  • Caretaker Of Chapel

  • Painter


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

Steiner Historical Records

What Steiner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Steiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steiner 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 31,000 immigration records available for the last name Steiner. 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 34,000 military records available for the last name Steiner. For the veterans among your Steiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Steiner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Steiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1949. The average life expectancy for Steiner in 1943 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steiner 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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