Steel Family History

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Steel Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Steele. Americanization of German Stahl.

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

Similar surnames: Teel, Stehl, Stell, Seel, Stefl, Stiel, Teer, Keel, Steele, Stoel

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Steel Family Origin

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Steel Family Occupations

What did your Steel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Steel. 32% of Steel men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Steel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steel were Machinist and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Servant
  • Operator

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

Steel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 335,000 census records available for the last name Steel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steel 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 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Steel. 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 37,000 military records available for the last name Steel. For the veterans among your Steel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steel Life Expectancy

What is the average Steel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Steel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Steel in 1942 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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