Staiger Family History

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Staiger Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living on or at a steep path, from Middle High German steige + (e)r suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Stanger, Steiger, Stader, Staller, Stalder, Stapler, Strider, Zaiger

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Staiger Family Origin

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Staiger Family Occupations

What did your Staiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Staiger family was Butcher. The most common Staiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Staiger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staiger.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Barber

  • Butcher


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

Staiger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Staiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staiger 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 Staiger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Staiger. For the veterans among your Staiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Staiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Staiger lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Staiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Staiger in 1948 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Staiger 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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