Steckman Family History

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Steckman Name Meaning

German (Steckmann): topographic name for someone who lived by a steep, narrow path, or by a plank bridge, from Middle Low German stege ‘steep path’, ‘plank bridge’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably a nickname for a thin man, from German Stecken ‘stick’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish man).

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

Similar surnames: Speckman, Beckman, Steigman, Stellman, Stockman, Stuckman, Dreckman

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Steckman Family Origin

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Steckman Family Occupations

What did your Steckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Steckman. 19% of Steckman men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Steckman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steckman were Truck Driver and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • House Work

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

Steckman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steckman 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Steckman. 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 475 military records available for the last name Steckman. For the veterans among your Steckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steckman Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Steckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Steckman in 1944 was 28, and 89 in 2004.

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