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Steenson Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Steensen . Scottish and English: shortened form of Stevenson . Compare Steen 5 Stenson

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Stenson, Steensen, Stevenson, Stenerson, Ostenson, Steffenson

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Where is the Steenson family from?

You can see how Steenson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steenson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Steenson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 36 Steenson families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Steenson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Steenson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steenson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Steenson. 56% of Steenson men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Steenson women worked as a Student. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Steenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steenson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Steenson. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Steenson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Steenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Steenson in 1959 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

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