Steven Family History

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Steven Name Meaning

Scottish, English, Dutch, and North German: from the personal name Steven, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus, Greek Stephanos ‘crown’. This was a popular name throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages, having been borne by the first Christian martyr, stoned to death at Jerusalem three years after the death of Christ. In English the variant spelling Stephen is almost equally common.

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


Similar surnames: Stevens, Steen, Steve, Stein, Steffen, Stephen, Stegen, Esteve, Sever

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Steven Family Origin

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Steven Family Occupations

What did your Steven ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Steven. 3% of Steven men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Steven women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steven were Aircraft Fitter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    3%
  • Carpenter
    2%
  • Retired
    2%
  • Aircraft Fitter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%

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

Steven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 71,000 census records available for the last name Steven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steven 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Steven. 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 Steven. For the veterans among your Steven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steven Life Expectancy

What is the average Steven lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Steven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Steven in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steven 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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