Steed Family History

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Steed Name Meaning

English: variant of Stead.

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

Similar surnames: Steede, Stead, Steel, Smeed, Shead, Sneed, Seed, Steer, Speed, Teed

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Steed Family Origin

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Steed Family Occupations

What did your Steed ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Steed. 29% of Steed men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Steed women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steed were Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Labourer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk

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

Steed Historical Records

What Steed family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Steed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steed 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Steed. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Steed. For the veterans among your Steed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steed Life Expectancy

What is the average Steed lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Steed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Steed in 1944 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steed 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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