Stepney Family History

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Stepney Name Meaning

English (mainly Sussex): habitational name from Stepney in London, named probably with an unattested Old English personal name, Stybba (genitive Stybban) + h¯þ ‘hythe’, ‘landing place’.

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


Similar surnames: Shepley, Stapley, Stoney, Staple, Stennes, Stenner, Tawney, Stene

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Stepney Family Origin

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Stepney Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stepney family was Grocer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stepney. The most common Stepney occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Stepney's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Stepney Historical Records

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Stepney Life Expectancy

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