Steuer Family History

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Steuer Name Meaning

German: variant of Steurer. German: occupational name for a helmsman, from Middle High German stiur ‘steer’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tax collector, from German Steuer ‘tax’, ‘impost’.

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


Similar surnames: Steer, Steurer, Steber, Speer, Stuber, Steier, Stober, Steger, Stier

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Steuer Family Origin

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Steuer Family Occupations

What did your Steuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and House Parlourmaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Steuer. 50% of Steuer men worked as a Private Means and 25% of Steuer women worked as a House Parlourmaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steuer were Printer Assistant Heavy Wor and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    50%
  • Bedding Merchant
    25%
  • Printer Assistant Heavy Wor
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • House Parlourmaid
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Private Means
    25%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    25%

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

Steuer Historical Records

What Steuer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steuer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Steuer. 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 Steuer. For the veterans among your Steuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steuer Life Expectancy

What is the average Steuer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Steuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Steuer in 1960 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steuer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steuer 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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